calleo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From callum (hardened skin; callousness).

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present active calleō, present infinitive callēre, perfect active calluī (no passive)

  1. (intransitive) I am callous or thickskinned.
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) I am hardened or unfeeling.
  3. (intransitive) I am skillful or wise by experience (in), versed (in).
  4. (transitive) I know (by experience), have knowledge of, understand.

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References[edit]

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