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vīctus ūs, m

VIV-, that which sustains life, means of living, sustenance, nourishment, provisions, victuals: tenuis: necessarius: maior pars eorum victūs in lacte . . . constitit, Cs.: penuria victūs, H.: aliae (apes) victu invigilant (dat.), V.: victui herba (est), Ta.: persequi animantium omnium ortūs, victūs: victūs feri, Tb.: Victibus invidit priorum, i. e. despised the diet, O.A way of life, mode of living: in victu considerare, quo more sit educatus: hanc consuetudinem victūs cum illā comparandam, i. e. stage of civilization, Cs.: quali igitur victu sapiens utetur? H.

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