Definition of arens
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Orthography ID = 2004321
1.
LNS
ārens, ārentis
areo
adjective (3rd 1-termination)
    Abbreviations
    āreo, ēre, v. n. akin to ardere, to be dry (not in Cic.). Lit.: ubi (amurca) arebit, Cato, R. R. 76; 69: uti, quom exivissem ex aquā, arerem tamen, Plaut. Rud. 2, 6, 50; 2, 7, 18: (tellus) sucis aret ademtis, Ov. M. 2, 211; so id. ib. 15, 268.

    — Trop. of things, to be dried up or withered: arentibus siti faucibus, Liv. 44, 38; so Sen. Ben. 3, 8: fauces arent, Ov. M. 6, 355: aret ager, Verg. E. 7, 57: pars, super quam non plui, aruit, Vulg. Amos, 4, 7: omnia ligna agri aruerunt, ib. Joel, 1, 12; ib. Marc. 11, 21; ib. Apoc. 14, 15.

    —Rarely of persons, to languish from thirst: in mediā Tantalus aret aquā, Ov. A. A. 2, 606; so, Sic aret mediis taciti vulgator in undis, id. Am. 3, 7, 51.

    Hence, ārens, entis, P. a. Lit., dry, arid, parched: saxa, Ov. M. 13, 691: arens alveus (fluminis), Vulg. Jos. 3, 17: arva, Verg. G. 1, 110: rosae, id. ib. 4, 268; id. A. 3, 350: harenae, Hor. C. 3, 4, 31: cetera (loca) abrupta aut arentia, * Tac. A. 15, 42.

    — Trop., languishing or fainting from thirst, thirsty: trepidisque arentia venis Ora patent, Ov. M. 7, 556; 14, 277: faux, Hor. Epod. 14, 4.

    —Poet. as an epithet of thirst itself: sitis, Ov. H. 4, 174; Sen. Thyest. 5 (cf.: sitis arida, Lucr. 6, 1175; Ov. M. 11, 129).
     
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