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senectūs ūtis, f

senex, old age, extreme age, senility .—Only sing: hoc vitium fert senectus hominibus, T.: senectutem occasum vitae definire: vivere ad summam senectutem: confecti homines senectute: viridis, V.: tremulo gradu venit aegra senectus, O.: obductā solvatur fronte senectus, the gravity of old age , H.: Temporibus geminis canebat sparsa senectus, i. e. gray hairs , V.—Of things, antiquity, age : (tabellae) cariosa, O.: vini veteris, Iu.—Person., the goddess of old age, Old Age : tristis, V.Old age, old men : senectus semper agens aliquid.—Fig., of style, maturity : plena litteratae senectutis oratio.

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