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passīvus , a, um, adj. 2. pando.
I. Spread about, general, common, found everywhere (post-class.): “nomen dei,applied to many, common, Tert. adv. Marc. 1, 7: cupiditates, Firm. Math. 5, 1.—
II. Promiscuous, confused: “seminum passiva congeries,App. M. 6, p. 177, 14.—Hence,
B. Subst.: passīvus , i, m., i. q. popularis: vagi Romanorum, quos passivos appellant, Aug. contr. Adamant. 24; so, populari, passivo, Schol. Juv. 8, 182.—Adv.: passīvē : “crines per colla passive dispositi,dispersedly, App. M. 11 init.; Tert. adv. Psych. 2.
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