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căchinno , āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. like καχάζω or καγχάζω; Sanscr. kakk; and our titter, onomatop., laugh aloud, laugh immoderately.
I. Lit. (class. but rare): “famulae furtim cachinnant,Lucr. 4, 1176; 1, 919; 2, 976: ridere convivae; “cachinnare ipse Apronius,Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 25, § 62; Suet. Vesp. 5; Aur. Vict. Epit. 28.—With the acc. of that which one laughs at: “exitum meum cachinnant,App. M. 3, p. 132, 25.—*
II. Poet. (v. Liddell and Scott under καχλάζω, γέλως, γέλασμα, and Blomfield. Aesch. Prom. 90) of the sea, to plash, ripple, roar: suavisona echo crepitu clangente cachinnat, Att. ap. Non. p. 463, 16 (Trag. Rel. v. 572 Rib.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.3.62
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 1.919
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 2.976
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 4.1176
    • Suetonius, Divus Vespasianus, 5
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