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^gresco , grŭi, 3,
I.v. inch. n. (usu. ī) [id.], to become black, grow dark (poet. and post-Aug. prose): “latices nigrescere sacros, etc.,Verg. A. 4, 454: “tenebris nigrescere,id. ib. 11, 824: “nigrescunt sanguine venae,Ov. A. A. 3, 503: “baca incipiens nigrescere,Plin. 15, 1, 2, § 6: “nigrescens cutis,id. 26, 1, 5, § 7: “nigrescentes dentes,id. 31, 10, 46, § 117: “bacae cum jam nigruerint,Col. 12, 48: “dies nigrescet,Vulg. Ezech. 30, 18.
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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 4.454
    • Old Testament, Ezekiel, 30.18
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 15.6
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 26.7
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