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ē-vĭro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. vir, deprive of virility, to emasculate, unman, (rare): omnes pueros, Varr. ap. Non. 46, 12: “corpus,Cat. 63, 57; Arn. 5, p. 187.—
II. Transf., to weaken, make faint, deprive of strength: “corpore evirato animae substantia turbatur,Cael. Aur. Tard. 1, 5, 178: “emissus (sanguis) rationabiliter relevat, enormiter ablatus evirat vel turbat,Veg. 1, 36, 2; 1, 38, 12.—Hence, ēvĭrātus , a, um, P. a., unmanly, effeminate: “eviratior spadone,Mart. 5, 41, 1 (with mollior).
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