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cēnĭto (caen- and coen- ), āre,
I.v. freq. [ceno], to dine often or much, to be accustomed to dine, to dine (rare but class.).
(α). Absol.: “si foris cenitarem,Cic. Fam. 7, 16, 2: “apud aliquem,id. ib. 7, 9, 7; 9, 16, 7; Plin. 33, 11, 50, § 143; Suet. Aug. 76: “in superiore parte aedium,Varr. L. L. 5, § 162 Müll.: “nonnunquam et in publico,Suet. Ner. 27: “cum aliquo,Val. Max. 2, 1, 2 al.Pass. impers.: cenitatur, one dines: “patentibus januis,Macr. S. 2, 13, 1.—
(β). To dine upon; with acc.: “epulas sacrificialis cum aliquo,App. M. 9, 1, p. 217.
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