Definition of figuratio
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LNS
figūrātiō, figūrātiōnis
figuro
noun (f., 3rd declension)
  1. A forming, fashioning
  2. shape, form, figure
  3. Imagination, fancy
  4. Form
  5. Figurative mode of speaking
Abbreviations
figūrātio, ōnis, f. figuro (post-Aug.). A forming, fashioning; shape, form, figure: nervi hic teretes, illic lati, ut in uno quoque poscit figuratio, Plin. 11, 37, 88, ยง 217: zona duodecim signis conformata exprimit depictam a natura figurationem, Vitr. 9, 4: Apollinis, App. Dogm. Plat. 1.

— Trop. Imagination, fancy: si spei figuratione tardius cadit, Quint. Decl. 12, 27; vanae, id. ib. 6, 4.

— Form of a word: (diurnare) ex ea figuratione est, qua dicimus perennare, Gell. 17, 2, 16.

— Figurative mode of speaking: quisquam illorum his figurationibus uteretur, quae Graeci schemata vocant? Fronto, Ep. ad Anton. 1, 2; Lact. 1, 11, 24; 30.
 
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