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com-miscĕo (con-m- ), miscui, mixtum, or mistum, 2, v. a.,
I.to mix or mingle together, to intermingle (class.).
I. Lit., constr. with cum, with abl., with in or inter, and absol.
C. With in or inter: “inter se omnia pariter,Cato, R. R. 96, 1: “necesse est ventus et aër Et calor inter se vigeant commixta per artus,Lucr. 3, 283: “fumus in auras Commixtus tenuis,Verg. G. 4, 500.—
D. Absol.: “commisce mulsum,Plaut. Pers. 1, 3, 7: “in hac (patinā) scarorum jocinera, phasianarum cerebella... commiscuit,Suet. Vit. 13.—Esp., in part. perf., mingled, compounded: “cibos omnis commixto corpore dicent Esse,Lucr. 1, 861: “fert commixtam ad astra favillam,Verg. A. 9, 76; cf.: “commixti corpore tantum Subsident Teucri,id. ib. 12, 835.—Esp., of sexual union: “commiscendorum corporum libidines,Cic. N. D. 2, 51, 128: commisceri, Jul. Epit. Nov. 107, § 373.—
II. Transf., in gen., to unite, bring together, join, mingle: “ego abeo a te, ne quid tecum consili conmisceam, Plaut Mil. 2, 5, 68: siquis cum eo (Neptuno) quid rei conmiscuit,id. Rud. 2, 6, 3: “jus accusatoris cum jure testimonii,Auct. Her. 4, 35, 47: “numquam temeritas cum sapientiā comm iscetur,Cic. Marcell. 2, 7: “gemitu commixta querella,Lucr. 6, 1159: “attulit hunc illi caecis terroribus aura Commixtum clamorem,Verg. A. 12, 618: “utrasque partis in computatione,Dig. 35, 2, 1, § 14.—
B. To produce by mingling: “Italo commixtus sanguine Silvius,” i. e. of an Italian mother, Verg. A. 6, 762: “materiae ex utroque commixtae,Quint. 3, 8, 55.
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