eligo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ex (out of, from) + legō (choose, select, appoint).

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present active ēligō, present infinitive ēligere, perfect active ēlēgī, supine ēlēctum

  1. I pluck or root out, extract.
  2. (figuratively, of persons or things) I pick out, choose, elect.

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References[edit]

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