Definition of excaeco
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Orthography ID = 2020514
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LNS
excaecō, excaecāre, excaecāvī, excaecātus
ex, caeco
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to blind, make blind
  2. To deprive a plant of the eyes or buds
  3. To stop up
  4. To darken or dull
Abbreviations
ex-caeco, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., to blind, make blind (rare). Lit.: num ergo is excaecat nos aut orbat sensibus? etc., * Cic. Ac. 2, 23, 74; Plin. 20, 18, 76, § 200; Flor. 2, 20, 5.

— Transf. To deprive a plant of the eyes or buds, Col. 11, 3, 45; Plin. 17, 22, 35, § 175.

— To stop up a river, a channel, etc., Ov. M. 15, 272; id. Pont. 4, 2, 17; Cels. 7, 7 fin.

—* To darken or dull a bright color: fulgor (argenti) excaecatus, Plin. 33, 9, 46, § 131.

— Trop.: oculos animosque (fama), Petr. 141, 5: formam, i. e. to render uncomely, to disfigure, id. 128, 3: nec accipies munera quae excaecant prudentes, Vulg. Exod. 23, 8.
 
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