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strido

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

strido m (plural strida f)

  1. shriek, scream, squeak

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strido

  1. first-person singular present indicative of stridere

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present active strīdō, present infinitive strīdere, perfect active strīdī (no passive)

  1. I utter or make a shrill or harsh sound; creak, shriek, screech, grate, hiss, whistle, buzz.
    • 29 BCE – 19 BCE, Virgil, Aeneid 8.420
      striduntque cauernis / stricturae Chalybum et fornacibus ignis anhelat
      Chalybian ores hiss in the caverns, and from the furnace mouths puff the hot-panting fires

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