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sătŭrĭtas , ātis, f. id.,
I.fulness, repletion, satiety (mostly ante-class. and postAug. for the class. satietas; perh. only once in Cic.).
I. Lit.: “aperitur ostium, unde saturitate saepe ego exii ebrius,Plaut. Capt. 1, 1, 35; 4, 1, 4; 4, 2, 85; Aur. Vict. Epit. 45 fin.: “quid causae est quin virgis te usque ad saturitatem sauciem?till you have enough, Plaut. Rud. 3, 4, 53 (for which usu. ad satietatem; v. satietas); Vulg. Exod. 16, 3.— Humorously personified as the goddess of a parasite, Plaut. Capt. 4, 2, 97.—
II. Transf. *
A. (Acc. to satur, I. B. 1.) A fulness or depth of color, Plin. 9, 39, 64, § 138.—
B. (Acc. to satur, I. B. 2.) Fulness, plenty, abundance: saturitas copiaque rerum omnium quae ad victum hominum pertinent, * Cic. Sen. 16, 56; Vulg. Prov. 3, 10.—*
C. Concr. (superfluity of food which has been eaten, i. e.), excrements, Plin. 10, 33, 49, § 92 (cf. satietas, I. A. 2.).
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