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fomentum ī, n

FAV-, a warm application, poultice, fomentation : fomenta paret, H.: (iuvant) fomenta podagram, H.A bandage : fomenta volneribus nulla, Ta.: fomentis iuvas volnera, O.— Fig., a lenitive, mitigation, alleviation : dolorum: fortitudinis fomentis dolor mitigari solet: Frigida curarum fomenta, i. e. pursuits which chill the heart with cares , H.

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