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vātĭcĭnor , ātus, 1,
I.v. dep. n. and a. [vates], to foretell, predict, prophesy, forebode, vaticinate (syn.: ominor, divino).
II. Transf.
A. To sing or celebrate as a poet: “Agrigentinum quidem doctum quendam virum carminibus Graecis vaticinatum ferunt, quae in rerum naturā totoque mundo constarent quaeque moverentur, ea contrahere amicitiam, dissipare discordiam,Cic. Lael. 7, 24: Ps. Parricida ... Sacrilege ... Perjure. Ba. Vetera vaticinamini, you're singing the old song, Plaut. Ps. 1, 3, 129.—
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