defluo

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Etymology[edit]

From + fluō (flow).

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present active dēfluō, present infinitive dēfluere, perfect active dēfluxī, supine dēfluxum

  1. (intransitive, of liquids) I flow or run down.
  2. (intransitive, in general) I move, float or swim downwards or downstream softly or gradually; flow or stream down; glide down, descend.
  3. (intransitive) I flow or pass away, drain off, cease flowing, disappear.
  4. (intransitive, figuratively) I flow, come, pass.
  5. (intransitive, figuratively) I cease, vanish, pass away, disappear; I am lost.
  6. (intransitive, figuratively) I am derived, descend.

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References[edit]

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