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collātĭo (conl- ), ōnis, f. confero,
I.a bringing together, collecting.
I. Prop., of the standards in war for battle, a hostile meeting: “signorum,Cic. de Or. 1, 48, 210: centuriarum, for voting, id. ap. Ascon. in Toga Cand. p. 85, 18 Baiter: “hyacinthorum et auri,Plin. 37, 9, 42, § 126.—Of money, a contribution, collection, a gratuity collected together for the emperor: “stipis aut decimae,Liv. 5, 25, 5; 4, 60, 6; 6, 14, 12; Tac. G. 29; Suet. Calig. 42; id. Ner. 38; 44; id. Tit. 7; cf. Plin. Pan. 41, 1 Schwarz.—In jurid. Lat.: “collatio bonorum,the putting together of the possessions of several, in order to divide them equally, Dig. 37, 6, 1, § 8; cf. Cod. 6, 20: de collationibus, et saep.—
II. Trop.
A. Malitiarum, a union, combination, Plaut. Mil. 3, 3, 67: “vocum,Dig. 47, 10, 15, § 4.—
C. In philos.: “collatio rationis,the analogy, Cic. Fin. 3, 10, 33 Madv.; id. Tusc. 4, 12, 27; cf.: “rerum saepe factarum inter se collatio,Sen. Ep. 120, 3.—
D. In gram.: collatio secunda, the comparative: “collatio tertia,the superlative, Fest. p. 181, 28, and 286, 26 Müll.—
E. The comparison, collation of texts, manuscripts, etc. (late Lat.): aliquem multorum codicum vetustiorum collatione confutare. Aug. c. Faust. 32, 16.
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