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aerātus , a, um, P. a. from aero, āre, found in no example, and only mentioned in Priscian: a metallorum quoque nominibus solent nasci verba, ut ab auro, auro, as, ab aere, aero, as; unde auratus et aeratus. p. 828 P..
I. Furnished or covered with copper or bronze: ratis, Naev. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 23 Müll. (Bell. Punic. v. 59 Vahl.): “lecti,having bronze feet, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 26, § 60: “naves,Hor. C. 2, 16, 21: “porta,Ov. F. 2, 785.—Poet.: “acies,armed ranks, Verg. A. 9, 463.—
II. Made of bronze: “catenae,Prop. 3, 13, 11.—*
III. Sarcastic. of a rich man: “tribuni non tam aerati quam aerarii,Cic. Att. 1, 16, 8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 1.16.8
    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.4.60
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 9.463
    • Ovid, Fasti, 2
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