Definition of adbibo
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LNS
adbibō, adbibere, adbibī, adbibitus
ad, intens.
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to drink
  2. to drink in
  3. to drink in eagerly, to listen to attentively
Abbreviations
ad-bibo, bibi, bibitum, 3, v. a. ad, intens., to drink (not in Cic.). Lit.: quando adbibero, Plaut. Stich. 2, 2, 58; so Ter. Heaut. 2, 1, 8; Gell. 2, 22.

— Trop., of discourse, to drink in, Plaut. Mil. Gl. 3, 3, 10 (cf. devorare dicta, id. As. 3, 3, 59, and Ov. Tr. 3, 5, 14; Sid. Carm. 16, 126).

—Hence of instruction, to drink in eagerly, to listen to attentively: nunc adbibe puro Pectore verba, puer, Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 67.
 
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