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mandūco , āvi, ātum (in the
I.dep. form, mandūcor , ari, Lucil., Afran., and Pompon. ap. Non. 477, 8 sq. (Pomp. Com. Rel. v. 100 Rib.; Afran. ib. v. 184); cf. Prisc. 799 P.), 1, v. a. a lengthened form of 2 mando.
I. Lit., to chew, masticate; to eat by chewing (ante-class. and post-Aug.): “manducato candido pane,Varr. R. R. 3, 7, 9; Sen. Ep. 95, 27.—
II. Transf., to eat, devour: bucceas, Aug. ap. Suet. Aug. 76: crudum manduces Priamum Priamique pisinnos, Labeo in Schol. Pers. 1, 4.
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    • Suetonius, Divus Augustus, 76
    • Seneca, Epistulae, 95.27
    • Persius, Saturae, 1
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