Definition of tepor
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LNS
tepor, tepōris
noun (m., 3rd declension)
  1. a gentle warmth, lukewarmness, tepidity, tepor
  2. fomentations
  3. coldness, languor
Abbreviations
tepor, ōris, m. id., a gentle warmth, lukewarmness, tepidity, tepor (cf.: fervor, calor). Opp. to cold (class.): externus et adventicius tepor, Cic. N. D. 2, 10, 26: uvae, id. Sen. 15, 53: solis, Liv. 41, 2, 4; Plin. 11, 18, 20, § 63: mundi, Luc. 8, 365: primus tepor, i. e. of spring, Sen. Herc. Oet. 381: (cupressus) alibi non nisi in tepore proveniens, in a mild, moderate temperature, Plin. 16, 33, 60, § 142; 2, 50, 51, § 136; 16, 32, 59, § 137: verno tepori similis, Curt. 4, 7, 17: tepore febrium arescunt, Amm. 19, 4, 2.

— In plur., Lucr. 2, 517; Cat. 46, 1.

— Concr., plur., fomentations, Cael. Aur. Acut. 2, 19, 120.

— Opp. to warmth (very rare). Lit.: excepta vox est, cum teporem incusaret, Tac. H. 3, 32 fin.

— Trop., coldness, languor of language: libri eiusdem lentitudinis ac teporis, Tac. Or. 21 med.
 
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