abnuto

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frequentative from ab (from, away from) + nūtō (nod).

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Verb[edit]

present active abnūtō, present infinitive abnūtāre, perfect active abnūtāvī ([[no passive]])

  1. I deny often (by a nod); refuse.
    • c. 254 BCE – 184 BCE, Plautus, Captivi 611
      Quid mi abnutas? - Tibi ego abnuto?
      What are you shaking your head at me for? - I, shaking my head at you?.

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