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dēfēnsor ōris, m

defendo, an averter, protector against : necis: calamitatum.— A defender, protector, advocate : quem defensorem paro, T.: tribuni defensores mei: illius, H.: culpae, apologist , Iu.: iuris: causae: oppidum vacuum ab defensoribus, without a garrison , Cs.: muros defensoribus nudare, L. — Fig., of things, plur, the guards (sublicae) of a bridge, Cs.: nec defensoribus istis Tempus eget (sc. telis), V.

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