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metō messuī, messus, ere

MET-, to reap, mow, crop, gather, collect, harvest : in metendo occupatos, Cs.: pabula falce, cut down , O.: Falcibus messae herbae, V.—Prov.: ut sementem feceris, ita metes, as you sow, so shall you reap .—Of the vintage, to gather : Postremus metito, V.: purpureos flores, i. e. gather the pollen (of bees), V.To cut off, pluck, crop : virgā lilia summa, O.: farra metebat aper, laid waste , O.: barbam, Iu.To mow down, cut down, destroy : Proxuma quaeque gladio, V.: metit Orcus Grandia cum parvis, H.: vita omnibus metenda, ut fruges, C. poët.

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