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carpō psī, ptus, ere

CARP-, to pick, pluck, pluck off, cull, crop, gather: flores, H.: rosam, V.: manibus frondes, V.: frumenta manu, V.To take (as nourishment), crop, pluck off, browse, graze on: gramen, V.: pabula, O.: (apis) thyma, H.: Invidia summa cacumina carpit, O.: (prandium) quod erit bellissumum, pick dainties, T.To tear off, tear away, pluck off, pull out (poet.): inter cornua saetas, V.: vellera, to spin, V.: pensum, H.: ex collo coronas, to pull off, H. — Fig., to pluck, snatch: flosculos (orationis): luctantia oscula, to snatch, O.To enjoy, seize, use, make use of: breve ver, O.: diem, redeem, H.: auras vitalīs, V.: quietem, V.To gnaw at, tear, blame, censure, carp at, slander, calumniate, revile: maledico dente: militum vocibus nonnihil carpi, Cs.: alquem sermonibus, L.: opus, O.To weaken, enfeeble, wear away, consume, destroy: regina caeco carpitur igni, V.: invidia carpit et carpitur unā, O.: Tot tuos labores, i. e. to obscure the fame of, H.—In war, to inflict injury upon, weaken, harass: agmen adversariorum, Cs.: vires Romanas, L.: extrema agminis, L.To cut to pieces, divide: carpenda membris minutioribus oratio: in multas partīs exercitum, L.To take apart, single out: tu non animadvertes in omnes, sed carpes ut velis: carpi paucos ad ignominiam. — To go, tread upon, pass over, navigate, sail through, take one's way. viam, V.: supremum iter (i. e. mori), H.: gyrum, to go in a circle, V.: mare, O.: Carpitur acclivis trames, O.

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