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fermentesco , ĕre,
I.v. inch. n. [fermentum] (lit., to ferment, to rise in fermenting; transf., of the earth), to swell, rise, become loose (Plinian): “tellus quoque illo modo (i. e. ab nive diutius sedente) fermentescit,Plin. 17, 2, 2, § 15; 28, 8, 28, § 109.
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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 17.15
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