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morsus ūs, m

mordeo, a biting, bite : avium minorum morsūs: saxum Morsibus insequi, O.: Nec tu mensarum morsūs horresce, the eating , V.: vertere morsūs Exiguam in Cererem, their teeth , V.: zonam morsu tenere, by the teeth , Iu.: discludere morsūs Roboris, i. e. open the cleft trunk (which held the javelin), V.—Fig., a bite, sting, pain, vexation : (carmina) morsu venerare, malicious attack , H.: perpetui curarum morsūs, gnawing pains , O.: doloris.

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