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complexus (con-) ūs, m

PARC-, PLEC-, a surrounding, encompassing, encircling, embracing, embrace, clasp, grasp: (mundus) omnia complexu suo continet: alqm de complexu parentum rapere: divelli a parentum complexu, S.: complexum accipere, L.: complexum armorum non tolerabant, close combat, Ta.: quis te nostris conplexibus arcet? V.: (quercum) complexibus ambit, a firm grasp, O.: longis amplexibus illos necat (of a serpent), O. — Fig., embrace, affection, love, bosom: res p. alqm suo sinu complexuque recipiet: genus (hominum) de complexu eius et sinu, his chosen and bosom friends.

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