Definition of foro
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LNS
forō, forāre, forāvī, forātus
φαρ, φάρος, φάραγξ, φάρυγξ, root bhar, Zend. bar, cut, bore; Gr. φαρ, φάρος, plough; cf. φάραγξ, φάρυγξ; Germ. bohren; Angl.Sax. borian; Engl. bore
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to bore, pierce
Abbreviations
foro, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. root bhar-, Zend. bar-, cut, bore; Gr. φαρ-, φάρος, plough; cf. φάραγξ, φάρυγξ; Germ. bohren; Angl.-Sax. borian; Engl. bore, to bore, pierce (mostly post-Aug. and very rare). Lit.: forata arbos, Col. 5, 10, 20: bene foratas habere aures, Macr. S. 7, 3; Cels. 7, 29; Sid. Ep. 9, 13.

—Comically: o carnificum cribrum, quod credo fore: Ita te forabunt patibulatum per vias Stimulis, Plaut. Most. 1, 1, 53.

— Trop.: forati animi, full of holes, i. e. that retain nothing, Sen. Brev. Vit. 10.
 
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