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pollingo , nxi, nctum, 3, v. a., wash a corpse, and prepare it for the funeral pile (ante- and post-class.): pollingo, περιστέλλω νεκρόν, σιροπλόκω, ταριχεύω, ἐνταφιάζω, Gloss. Philox.: “quia mihi pollinctor dixit, qui eum pollinxerat,Plaut. Poen. prol. 63; App. Flor. p. 362, 27: “figmenta hominum mortuorum curate pollincta,Amm. 19, 1, 10.—Transf., of an old man near his grave: “pollinctum corpus,Val. Max. 7, 7, 4; cf.: “voluptas fucata aut medicamentis pollincta,Sen. Vit. Beat. 7, 2.
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