Definition of lento
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LNS
lentō, lentāre, lentāvī, lentātus
lenio
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to make flexible, to bend
  2. to bend, ply
  3. to draw out, prolong, lengthen, protract
  4. To moderate
Abbreviations
lento, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. id., to make flexible, to bend (poet. and in postclass. prose). Lit.: arcus lentare et fundere glandes, i. e. to draw a bow, Stat. Achill. 1, 436; so, arcus, id. Th. 1, 703: Gortynia cornua, id. ib. 3, 587.

— Transf., to bend, i. e. ply the oar: Trinacriā lentandus remus in undā, Verg. A. 3, 384: remos, Sen. Agm. 437.

— Trop. Of time, to draw out, prolong, lengthen, protract: lentare fervida bella, Sil. 8, 11: fata Romana lentata, Treb. Claud. 6.

— To moderate: lentatus vapor, Sid. Carm. 22, 191.
 
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