Definition of effusio
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LNS
effūsiō, effūsiōnis
effundo
noun (f., 3rd declension)
  1. a pouring out, pouring forth, shedding
  2. A pouring or rushing out
  3. Profusion, prodigality
  4. extravagance, excess
Abbreviations
effūsio, ōnis, f. effundo, a pouring out, pouring forth, shedding (a Ciceron. word). Lit.: atramenti, Cic. N. D. 2, 49, 127: aquae liquor et effusio, i. e. its property of pouring forth, fluidity, id. ib. 2, 10, 26: sanguinis, Vulg. Judic. 9, 24; cf. alvi, Capitol. Gord. Tert. 28, 6.

— Transf. A pouring or rushing out of people: effusiones hominum ex oppidis, Cic. Pis. 22, 51.

— Profusion, prodigality, Cic. Part. 23, 81; id. Att. 7, 3, 3; Liv. 44, 9; Vop. Flor. 1.

—In the plur.: pecuniarum effusiones, Cic. Off. 2, 16, 56; id. Rosc. Am. 46, 134.

— Trop., extravagance, excess: animi in laetitia, Cic. Tusc. 4, 31, 66.
 
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