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lacus ūs, m

2 LAC-, an opening, hollow, lake, pond, pool (of living water): apud ipsum lacum Est pistrilla, T.: Albanus: ad spurcos lacūs, Iu.: lacu Fluvius se condidit alto, in the water , V.: Quo te cumque lacus Fonte tenet, thy body of water , V.A reservoir, tank, cistern (for storing water): lacūs sternendos lapide locare, L.: a furno redeuntes lacuque, H.—Prov.: siccus lacus, i. e. something useless , Pr.— A basin, tank, tub, vat, reservoir : de lacubus proxima musta tuis, O.: alii tingunt Aera lacu, cooling-trough , V.: gelido lamina Tincta lacu, O.—Fig.: quasi de musto ac lacu fervida oratio, i. e. still in its fresh fervor .

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