caurio

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Verb[edit]

present active cauriō, present infinitive caurīre, perfect active caurīvi, supine caurītum

  1. I caterwaul like a cat in heat.
    • 43 BCE—18, Ovid (attributed), Carmen de Philomela, 50:
      Tigrides indomitae raccant, rugiuntque leones; Panther caurit amans; pardus hiando felit.
      Untamed tigers make a hoarse sound, and lions roar; the rutting female panther caterwauls; the male panther, for uttering, snarls.

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References[edit]

  • caurio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879