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pūtĕo , ēre (no
I.perf. or sup.), 2, v. n. Sanscr. root pu-, to stink; cf. pus; Gr. πῦον.
I. To stink (cf. putesco), Cic. Fragm. ap. Non. 545, 16: “putet aper,Hor. S. 2, 2, 42: “putere diurno mero,id. Ep. 1, 19, 11; Pers. 3, 73.—
II. To be rotten, putrid, Plaut. Most. 1, 2, 67 (al. putrent).—Hence, -tens , entis, P. a., stinking, Aldh. Laud. Virg. 35; Scrib. Comp. 186.
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