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edō ēdī, ēsus, ere, or ēsse (ēst for edit; ēsses, ēsset, for ederes, etc., V., H., O., Iu.; ēstur, O.—Subj: edit for edat, H.; edint, C.)

ED-, to eat, consume : de symbolis, T.: ut biberent, quoniam esse nollent: ut edint de patellā, i. e. offerings to the gods : amor edendi, hunger , V. (cf. edendum).—Prov.: multos modios salis simul edendos esse (in a long friendship).—Of things, to eat up, consume, destroy : ut mala culmos Ēsset robigo, V.: carinas lentus vapor (i. e. flamma), V.—Fig., to corrode, consume, devour : si quid ēst animum, H.: Nec te tantus edat tacitam dolor, V.

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