Definition of laetifico
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LNS
laetificō, laetificāre, laetificāvī, laetificātus
laetificus
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to cheer, gladden, delight
  2. to rejoice, be glad
  3. to render fruitful, to fertilize, enrich, manure
Abbreviations
laetifico, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. laetificus, to cheer, gladden, delight; constr. with abl. (rare but class.): non illum gloria pulsi Laetificat Magni, Luc. 3, 48: sol laetificat terram, Cic. N. D. 2, 40, 102; Vulg. Psa. 21, 7: corda, id. ib. 19, 9; 103, 15.

— Mid., to rejoice, be glad respecting any thing: nunc eo alii laetificantur Meo malo et damno, Plaut. Aul. 4, 9, 15.

— In partic., in agriculture, to render fruitful, to fertilize, enrich, manure the ground: Indus agros laetificat et mitigat, Cic. N. D. 2, 52, 130: faba solum laetificat, Plin. 18, 12, 30, § 120: agrum, id. 17, 9, 6, § 50: laetificata seges, Sedul. 1, 41.

—Hence, laetificans, antis, P. a., rejoicing, joyous (ante-class.): unde ego omnes hilares, lubentes, laetificantes faciam ut fiant, Plaut. Pers. 5, 1, 8.
 
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