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cŏthurnātus , a, um, adj. cothurnus,
I.of or pertaining to the cothurnus, lit. buskined; hence, elevated, lofty, tragic (opp. excalceatus, comic, Sen. Ep. 8, 8; 76, 31; “not ante-Aug.): Maronis grande opus,Mart. 5, 5, 8: “Lycophron, Ov. lb. 529: vates,id. Am. 2, 18, 18: “deae,id. F. 5, 348: “sermo,Macr. S. 7, 5 fin.: “scelera,Lact. 6, 20.—* adv.: -thurnātē , loftily, tragically; only comp. (late Lat.): “cothurnatius,Amm. 28, 1, 4.
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