Definition of advolvo
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Orthography ID = 2001298
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LNS
advolvō, advolvere, advolvī, advolūtus
ad, volvo
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to roll to or toward
  2. to throw one's self at, to fall at. fall prostrate before
Abbreviations
ad-volvo, vi, volūtum, 3, v. a., to roll to or toward. In gen.: robora focis, Verg. G. 3, 377; so id. A. 6, 182: advolvi (for advolvere se) ad ignem, Plin. 11, 37, 70, ยง 185: advolvit saxum magnum ad ostium, Vulg. Matt. 27, 60; Marc. 15, 46.

— Esp., of suppliants, to throw one's self at the feet of any one, to fall at. fall prostrate before: genibus ejus advolutus est, Vell. 2, 80: omnium genibus se advolvens, Liv. 8, 37 fin.: advolvi genibus, id. 28, 34: tuis advolvimur aris, Prop. 4, 16, 1.

—With acc.: genua patrum advolvuntur, Sall. Fragm. ap. Serv. ad Verg. A. 1, 311: cum Tiberii genua advolveretur, Tac. A. 1, 13; cf. id. ib. 6, 49; 15, 71.

—Trop.: magnusque advolvitur astris clamor, rolls, i. e. rises or ascends, Stat. Th. 5, 143.
 
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