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per-sulto , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. and n. salto, leap, skip, or prance about in a place (not in Cic. or Cæs.).
I. Lit.
B. Act., to leap or skip through, to frisk about, range about a place: “pecudes persultant pabula,Lucr. 1, 15: “captam Italiam,Tac. H. 3, 49: “campos exercitu,id. A. 11, 9: “maria (Tritonum catervae),App. M. 4, p. 157, 2.—
II. Transf., of the voice.
A. Neutr., to sound, resound: “vox persultat,Prud. Hamart. 10 praef.
B. Act., to command imperiously: haec persultanti, Prud. στεφ. 1, 77.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Tacitus, Annales, 11.9
    • Tacitus, Annales, 4.47
    • Tacitus, Historiae, 5.15
    • Tacitus, Historiae, 3.49
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 1.15
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 34, 20
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 44, 9
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