confodio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From con- (with, together) + fodiō (dig; thrust, stab).

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Verb[edit]

present active cōnfodiō, present infinitive cōnfodere, perfect active cōnfōdī, supine cōnfossum

  1. I dig (thoroughly), dig up or over, dig round about, turn over (of land), prepare by digging.
  2. (figuratively) I strike down by stabbing, pierce, stab, transfix, damage.

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References[edit]

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