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pĕr-ăro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a.
I. Lit., to plough through; to traverse the sea: “pontum,Sen. Med. 650.—
II. Transf.
A. To furrow: “rugis anilibus ora,Ov. M. 14, 96; Sid. Ep. 3, 13.—
B. To furrow or scratch over, to injure: “cerebrum crebra vibice peraratum,Sid. Ep. 3, 13.—
C. To scratch letters with the style on a waxen tablet, to write: “talia perarans manus,Ov. M. 9, 563: “litteram,id. A. A. 1, 455; cf. id. Tr. 3, 7, 1: “peraratae tabellae,id. Am. 1, 11, 7: “perarare carmina auro,Stat. S. 4, 5, 24.
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