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sūgo , xi, ctum, 3, v. a. root svag-; cf. sucus, suck (class.).
I. Lit.: “(animalium) alia sugunt, alia carpunt,Cic. N. D. 2, 47, 122: “(agni) matris sugunt mammam,Varr. R. R. 2, 1, 20: “porca frequentiore numero sucta deficiet,exhausted, Pall. Febr. 26, 5: “terram,to exhaust, Varr. R. R. 1, 44, 3. —
II. Trop.: “cum lacte nutricis errorem suxisse,to have sucked, imbibed, Cic. Tusc. 3, 1, 2.
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    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 2.47
    • Cicero, Tusculanae Disputationes, 3.1
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