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pĭco , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. id.,
I.to bedaub with pitch, to pitch, to tar.
I. Lit.: “dolia picata, lacus, vinarius picatus,Cato, R. R. 25 sq.: “dolia,Suet. Claud. 16: “parietes,Plin. 36, 22, 48, § 166; 11, 7, 6, § 16.—
II. Transf., to season with pitch: “vinum,Col. 12, 23.— Hence, pĭcātus , a, um, P. a., pitchy: “vinum picatum,wine that has naturally a pitchy taste, Plin. 23, 1, 24, § 47; 14, 2, 4, § 26; Mart. 13, 107.
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