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pulcher (pulcer) chra, chrum, adj.

with comp. pulchrior, and sup. pulcherrimus, beautiful, beauteous, fair, handsome : homo, Enn. ap. C.: virgo, T.: iuvenis, Ph.: quo pulchrior alter Non fuit, V.: formā pulcherrima, V.: O matre pulchrā filia pulchrior, H.: o faciem pulchram! T.: tunicae, H.: horti, O.: Ganges, V.: quid potest esse aspectu pulchrius?: pulcherrimorum agrorum iudex.—As subst n.: quid habet pulchri acervus, beauty, H. —Fig., beautiful, fine, excellent, noble, honorable, glorious, illustrious: res p. paulatim inmutata ex pulcherrumā pessima facta est, S.: pulcherrimum exemplum, Cs.: pulcerrumum facinus, S.: poëmata, H.: dies, fortunate, H.—Fortunate, prosperous: ne pulchrum se ac beatum putaret: dies, H. —In the phrase, pulchrum est, it is beautiful, is grand, is glorious, is a fine thing: Cui pulchrum fuit in medios dormire dies, it seemed a fine thing, H.—In compliment, worthy, excellent: propino hoc pulchro Critiae, the perfect gentleman.

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