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-grĕgo , āvi, ātum, 1 (in tmesi:
I.seque gregari,Lucr. 1, 452), v. a. grex.
I. To set apart or separate from the flock (very rare): “oves segregatas (a capellis),Phaedr. 3, 15, 3: “mater Segregat egregiam subolem,Nemes. Cyn. 156 sq.; cf.: “Sicut pastor segregat oves ab haedis,Vulg. Matt. 25, 32.—
II. In gen. (cf. congrego, II.), to set apart, lay aside, put away; to separate, remove, segregate.
B. Trop., to separate, remove away from; to divide, etc. (syn.: “sepono, sejungo, removeo): spes, opes auxiliaque ab aliquo,Plaut. Capt. 3, 3, 2: “ista feritas a communi tamquam humanitatis corpore segreganda est,Cic. Off. 3, 6, 32; cf.: “haec (eloquendi vis) nos a vitā immani et ferā segregavit,Cic. N. D. 2, 59, 148: “suspicionem et culpam ab se,Plaut. Trin. 1, 2, 42; id. As. 4, 1, 29: “virtutem a summo bono,Cic. Fin. 3, 9, 30: “civitatis causam a Polyarato,Liv. 45, 22; cf.: “publicam causam a privatorum culpā,id. 45, 23: “iambum et trochaeum frequentem segregat ab oratore Aristoteles,Cic. de Or. 3, 47, 182: “(beata vita) a comitatu pulcherrimo segregata,id. Tusc. 5, 28, 80: cives ore obscena dicta segregent, Att. ap. Non. 357, 16, and 206, 2: “sermonem,” i. e. to be silent, Plaut. Mil. 3, 1, 61; id. Poen. 1, 2, 136; cf.: ore obscena segregent, Att. ap. Non. 357, 13 (Trag. Rel. v. 511 Rib.): “ut segregaret pugnam eorum (Curiatiorum),divide, separate, Liv. 1, 25: “a peccatoribus,Vulg. Heb. 7, 26; to set apart for a special work, id. Rom. 1, 1; cf. id. Act. 13, 2.—Part.: sēgrĕgātus , a, um; comp. segregatior, more isolated, Rufin. Orig. Prin. 1, 1, 7.
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