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scătūrĭo , īre (
I.imperf. scaturribat, App. M. 4, p. 145, 8), v. n. scateo, to stream, flow, or gush out (not before the Aug. period, and very rare).
I. Lit.: “scaturiens aqua,Pall. 1, 33 fin.: “de summo vertice fons scaturribat (i. e. -riebat),App. M. 4, 6, p. 145, 8: “oleum de terrā,Ampel. Lib. Mem. 8, § 5.—
II. Transf., like scateo.
A. To come forth in great numbers, to swarm, abound: “vermiculi,Auct. Priap. 4, 6 fin.: “vermes,Vulg. 2 Macc. 9, 9.—
B. To be full of, filled with, abound in a thing.
2. Trop.: (Curio) totus, ut nunc est, hoc scaturit, he is all possessed with it, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 4, 2: aurae scaturientes sermonis, Prud. στεφ. 10, 551.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 8.4.2
    • Old Testament, 2 Maccabees, 9.9
    • Columella, Res Rustica, 3.1.8
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