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circumfero

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From circum- (circum-) +‎ ferō (I bear, carry).

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VerbEdit

present active circumferō, present infinitive circumferre, perfect active circumtulī, supine circumlātum (irregular)

  1. I carry, bear or move around or about; carry or move around in a circle.
  2. I publish abroad, proclaim, circulate, divulge, disseminate, report.
  3. (religion) I purify someone by carrying around him consecrated objects.

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ReferencesEdit

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