Definition of altor
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LNS
altor, altōris
alo
noun (m., 3rd declension)
  1. a nourisher, sustainer, foster-father
  2. nutritious
Abbreviations
altor, ōris, m. alo. Subst., a nourisher, sustainer, foster-father: omnium rerum educator et altor, * Cic. N. D. 2, 34: altore recepto, Ov. M. 11, 101: Curetes altores Jovis, * Sall. ap. Lact. 1, 21 fin.; so * Tac. A. 6, 37; Sen. Herc. Fur. 1247; * Stat. S. 2, 1, 69.

—Worshipped as a god, Varr. Fragm. p. 226 Bip.; cf. Aug. Civ. Dei, 23 fin.

— Adj., nutritious: suci altores, Nemes. Cyn. 257.
 
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