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āridus adj. with sup.

3 AR-, dry, arid, parched: materies, Cs.: folia: tellus leonum nutrix, H.: nubila, rainless, V. — As subst n., a dry place, dry land: naves in aridum subducere, Cs.: (arbores) humi arido gignuntur, S. — Of feeling, making dry, burning: sitis, O.: febris, V. — Of sound: fragor, a dry, crackling noise, V.Withered, shrivelled: crura, O.: nates, H.Meagre, scanty, poor: victus: vita. — Fig., of style, dry, jejune, poor, unadorned: genus sermonis: libri aridissimi, Ta.—Of a man, dry, stingy: pater, T.

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