Definition of exornatus
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LNS
exornātus, exornāta, exornātum
exorno
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. decked out, adorned
Abbreviations
ex-orno, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., to fit out, equip, furnish, supply with any thing. In gen. (rare; not in Cic.): nullae magis res duae plus negoti habent (sc. quam navis et mulier) forte si occeperis exornare, to give them an outfit, Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 3 sq.: dum vicinitatem armis exornat, Sall. C. 36, 1; so, classem, Just. 5, 6: aliquem veste, nummis, familia, Phaedr. 4, 22, 23; cf.: is homo exornetur graphice in peregrinum modum, be fitted out, dressed, Plaut. Trin. 3, 3, 38: rebus paratis atque exornatis nuptiis, set out, arranged, id. Aul. 4, 10, 54: convivium omni opulentiā, Sall. J. 85, 39: aciem, id. ib. 52, 5.

—Absol.: consul omnibus exploratis, credo dis fretus ... tamen pro rei copia satis providenter exornat, provides, Sall. J. 90, 1 Kritz.

—Transf.: hominem exornavit, mulierem qui abduceret, has employed, fitted out, Plaut. Ps. 4, 7, 110 Ritschl N. cr.; cf.: utrum aliquem exornari oportuit, qui istaec prohiberet, Auct. Her. 4, 15, 22 fin.

— Pregn., to deck out, adorn, embellish (the class. signif. of the word). Lit.: ea signa emere soleo, quae ad similitudinem gymnasiorum exornent mihi in palaestra locum, Cic. Fam. 7, 23, 2; cf.: domum ejus exornatam atque instructam iste reddiderat nudam atque inanem, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 34, § 84: triclinium ample magnificeque, id. ib. 2, 4, 27, § 62: aliquem veste regia, Curt. 8, 13 fin.: tibi me exorno ut placeam, Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 135; cf. id. Stich. 5, 4, 3; id. Trin. 4, 2, 15.

—Transf., comically: adeo exornatum dabo, adeo depexum, ut dum vivat, meminerit mei, I'll give him such a dressing, i. e. beating, Ter. Heaut. 5, 1, 77.

— Trop.: quin tu te exornas moribus lepidis? Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 12: Pythagoras exornavit eam Graeciam, quae magna dicta est, praestantissimis artibus, Cic. Tusc. 5, 4, 10; cf.: philosophiam falsa gloria, id. ib. 2, 5, 12; and: L. Fulvius eodem honore (i. e. consulatu) exornatus, Plin. 7, 43, 44, § 136: ad illustrandam atque exornandam orationem, Cic. de Or. 3, 38, 152; cf.: mea ratio in dicendo haec esse solet, ut boni quod habeat, id amplectar, exornem, exaggerem, etc., id. ib. 2, 72, 292: quid exornamus philosophiam? aut quid ejus nomine gloriosi sumus? set off with praises, extol, id. Tusc. 2, 14, 33.

— To despoil of ornament, Tert. Cult. Fem. 2, 9.

Hence, exornātus, a, um, P. a., decked out, adorned (rare): candide vestitus, laute exornatusque, Plaut. Cas. 4, 1, 10: cithara exornatissima, Auct. Her. 4, 47, 60: ornatu nullo potest exornatior esse, Poet. in Anth. Lat. 1, 692 Burm.
 
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