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vīrōsus , a, um, adj. virus.
I. Full of or covered with slime, slimy: “loci,Cato, R. R. 257, 11: “pisces,Cels. 2, 21.— Sup.: “medicamentum adversus stomachum,Scrib. Comp. 103.—
II. Having a bad odor, stinking, fetid: “virosi odoris sordes,Scrib. Comp. 163: “castorea,Verg. G. 1, 58: Nemes. Cyneg. 223: “eluvies,” i. e. urine, Grat. Cyn. 355.—
III. Poisonous.
A. Lit.: “spinae,App. M. 7, p. 196; Mart. Cap. 4, § 332. —
B. Transf., foul: “aures mariti virosa susurronum faece completae,Sid. Ep. 5, 7 fin.
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