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irrōro (inr- ), āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and
I.a. [in-roro], to wet or moisten with dew, to bedew.
II. Transf., in gen., to moisten, besprinkle, wet: “crinem aquis,Ov. M. 7, 189: “liquores Vestibus et capiti,to besprinkle, id. ib. 1, 371: “liquorem mensis,Sil. 11, 302: “assiduis irroras flatibus annum (of the Zephyr),Claud. Rapt. Pros. 2, 75: “irrorat pestifer (aër) undis,falls upon in dew, Col. 10, 331: “lacrimae misero de corpore jactis irrorant foliis,Ov. M. 9, 369. —Absol.: “extremo irrorat Aquarius anno,Verg. G. 3, 304: “oleo viridi,Col. 12, 47, 5: “aceto,Cels. 7, 19: “oculos lacrimis,Sil. 2, 123.—
B. Of things not fluid: “patinae piper,Pers. 6, 21: “oculis quietem, of sleep,Sil. 10, 355.
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