Definition of blandimentum
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LNS
blandīmentum, blandīmentī
blandior, blandio
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. flattering words, blandishment, complimentary speech, flattery
  2. Any thing that pleases the senses, an object that charms, an allurement, a pleasure, charm, delight
  3. the spices, seasoning, condiments
  4. Healing applications, cures
  5. Careful culture
Abbreviations
blandīmentum, i, n. blandior. flattering words, blandishment, complimentary speech, flattery (class.; most freq. in plur. and in Tac.): nec eam (virtutem) minis aut blandimentis corrupta deseret, Cic. Tusc. 5, 31, 87: pessum dedisti me blandimentis tuis, Plaut. Rud. 2, 6, 23; id. Truc. 2, 2, 63: multa igitur blandimenta plebi per id tempus ab senatu data, Liv. 2, 9, 6: captus blandimentis, Plin. Ep. 2, 19, 4: per blandimenta juvenem aggredi, Tac. A. 13, 13; 12, 64: muliebribus blandimentis infectae epistulae, id. H. 1, 74.

—In sing., Tac. A. 14, 4.

—And in poet. exuberance: cui blandimenta precesque Verbaque jactanti mitissima, desine, dixit, etc., Ov. M. 2, 815.

— Trop. Any thing that pleases the senses, an object that charms, an allurement, a pleasure, charm, delight: multa nobis blandimenta natura ipsa genuit, Cic. Cael. 17, 41: blandimenta vitae = res, quae vitam jucundam reddunt), Tac. A. 15, 64; id. H. 2, 53 (cf.: delinimenta vitae, id. A. 15, 63): aestivi caloris, Pall. Sept. 17: vecturae, Veg. 2, 28, 37.

—Of the spices, seasoning, condiments in food, Petr. 141, 8; Tac. G. 23.

— Healing applications, cures: alia quoque blandimenta excogitabat, Plin. 26, 3, 8, § 14.

— Careful culture: hoc blandimento (i. e. blanda cultura) impetratis radicibus, Plin. 17, 13, 21, § 98.
 
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