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dēsīderium ī, n

cf. desidero, a longing, ardent desire, wish, want, grief, regret : Athenarum, T.: urbis, homesickness : coniunctissimi viri: tam cari capitis, H.: pectora diu tenet desiderium, Enn. ap. C.: Ita magno desiderio fuit ei filius, T.: Desideri pocula, love-potions , H.: desideria imperitorum commovere: fidelia, H.Want, need, necessity : cibi naturale, L.: hae manūs suffecere desiderio meo, Cu.A request, petition : desideria militum ad Caesarem ferenda, Ta.—Fig., of a person, a desire, longing : Nunc desiderium, curaque non levis, H.: valete, mea desideria.

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