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famēs is (abl. famē), f

2 FA-, hunger : ut periclum a fame mihi sit, T.: cum cibo fames depulsa est: fame confecti: (avis) fame enecta, starved to death : patientia famis: famem explere, sate : cibus advorsus famem, S.: extrema, Cs.: dura, H.: levare, to assuage , O.: vetitorum tanta ciborum, O.Famine, dearth, want : in Asiā: in fame frumentum exportare: ad famem hunc reicere, turn out to starve , T.—Fig., a violent longing, greediness, greed, avidity : Auri sacra, V.: maiorum, H.—Of speech, poverty of expression , C.— Person., hunger : malesuada, V., O.

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