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prō-sĕro , sēvi, sătum, 3, v. a.,
I.to bring forth or produce by sowing.
I. Lit. (poet.): “segetem,Luc. 4, 411: fruges, Tert. poët. adv. Marc. 1, 127.—
B. Transf., in gen., to beget, bring forth, produce, generate (post-class.): “Plato augustiore conceptu prosatus,sprung from, App. Dogm. Plat. 1, p. 1: placito dea prosata mundo, Sol. Fragm. in Anthol. Lat. t. 2, p. 384 Burm.; cf.: “venti ex aëre prosati,App. Mund. 12, p. 62, 25; Aus. Idyll. 7, 1; Prud. στεφ. 6, 46. —
II. Trop., to produce (post-class.): “ex artibus artes Proserere,Grat. Cyn. 9.
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