abaestuo

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Etymology[edit]

From ab (from, down from) + aestuō (have an undulating, waving motion, heave), from aestus (undulation, waving, wave).

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Verb[edit]

present active abaestuō, present infinitive abaestuāre, perfect active abaestuāvī, supine abaestuātum

  1. (intransitive) I hang down richly, wave down richly.
    • c. 160-220 CE, Tertullian, De Judicio Domini, 22
      quid faciat laetis ut vitis abaestuet uvis
      What makes a vine hang down richly with grapes

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