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natō āvī, ātus, āre, freq.

no, to swim, float : natandi causā venire: natant pisces aequore, O.: Canis per flumen natans, Ph.: natat uncta carina, floats , V.: crura natantia, webbed feet , O.: placidis undis, O.: naufragus natans, tossed about : Nocte natat serus freta, swims , V.: Tiberinum, Iu.: quot piscibus unda natatur, O.To spread about, broaden : quā Tiberinus campo liberiore natat, O.To swim, overflow, be overflowed : natabant pavimenta vino: plenis Rura natant fossis, are inundated , V. —Of the eyes, to swim, be feeble, fail : moriens oculis natantibus Circumspexit Athin, O.To move about, waver, hover, move to and fro : ante oculos natant tenebrae, O.—Fig., to fluctuate, waver, be uncertain : in quo tu mihi natare visus es: pars multa (hominum) natat, H.

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