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hiō āvī, ātus, āre

HI-, to open, stand open, gape : (calor) venas adstringit hiantīs, V.: concha hians: flos hiat pratis, Pr.: hianti ore, Cu.To open the mouth, gape, yawn : inceptus clamor frustratur hiantīs, V.: leo inmane hians, V.: lupus hic Captus hiet, H.—Fig., of speech, to leave a hiatus, be loosely connected : qui (poetae) saepe hiabant: concursūs hiantes: hiantia loqui: hians compositio, Ta.To gape with wonder, be eager, long, be amazed : utrum ea (domus) patere an hiare ac poscere aliquid videtur?: corvum deludet hiantem, i. e. the legacy-hunter , H.: ad magnitudinem praemiorum, Ta.: carmen hiare lyrā, breathe , Pr.

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