I.v. freq. [apprendo, i. e. apprehendo], to seize something with eagerness; of the air, to catch, snuff up: “naribusauras,” Grat. Cyn. 239 (cf. Verg. G. 1, 376: patulis captavit naribus auras).
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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