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lacer

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

lăcer: (lăcĕrus quoted by Prisc. 901 P.), ĕra, ĕrum, adj. root λακ-, to tear; Gr. λακερός, torn; λάκκος, lake; Lat. lacero, lacus, lacuna, lāma; Irish, loch; Engl. lake,
I mangled, lacerated, torn to pieces.
I Lit. (not in Cic. or Cæs.): homo, Lucr. 3, 403: corpus, Liv. 1, 28; Plin. 2, 63, 63, § 156: corpus verberibus, Just. 21, 4, 7: cui quod membrum lacerum laesumve est, Masur. Sab. ap. Gell. 4, 2, 15: Deiphobum lacerum crudeliter ora, mutilated, Verg. A. 6, 495; so, artus avolsaque membra et funus lacerum tellus habet, id. ib. 9, 491.—Of the hair: nec modus aut pennis, laceris aut crinibus, ignem spargere, Stat. S. 1, 1, 133; Sil. 6, 560; Claud. Rapt. Pros. 3, 177: vestis, Tac. H. 3, 10: tectorum vestigia lacera et semusta, id. A. 15, 40: puppis, Ov. H. 2, 45: insignia, Stat. Th. 10, 8: lacerae unguibus venae, Sen. Phoen. 162.—
   B Trop. (postAug. and very rare): sparsas, atque, ut ita dicam, laceras gentilitates colligere atque conectere, families rent and scattered, Plin. Pan. 39, 3.—Poet.: castra, an army that has lost its general, Sil. 15, 9: lacerae domus artus componere, Sen. Thyest. 432.—*
II Transf., act., rending, lacerating (for lacerans): morsus, Ov. M. 8, 880.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

lăcĕr,¹¹ ĕra, ĕrum,
1 mutilé, déchiré, mis en pièces [pr. et fig.] : Lucr. 3, 403 ; Virg. En. 6, 495 ; 9, 491 ; Liv. 1, 28, 10 ; Tac. H. 3, 10 ; Plin. Min. Pan. 39, 3
2 qui déchire : Ov. M. 8, 877. masc. lacerus Fort. Mart. 1, 116 et 492.

Latin > German (Georges)

lacer, lacera, lacerum (zu griech. λακίς, der Fetzen, λακίζω, zerreiße), I) passiv = zerfetzt, in Fetzen zerrissen, zerfleischt, verstümmelt, corpus, Sall. fr.: vestis, Tac.: comae, Val. Flacc.: homo, Ov.: corpus lacerum verberibus, Iustin.: Deiphobus lacer crudeliter ora (im G.), Verg.: lacerum cornu (am H.) caput, Ov.: lacerae puppes, Ov.: lacer currus, Ov.: lacera navis, leckes, Flor.: übtr., sparsas atque, ut ita dicam, laceras gentilitates (Familien) colligere atque conectere, Plin. pan. 39, 3. – II) aktiv = zerfetzend, zerfleischend, morsus, Ov. met. 8, 877. – / Nbf. masc. lacerus, Ven. Fort. vit. s. Mart. 1, 116 u. 492.

Latin > English

lacer lacera, lacerum ADJ :: mangled, torn, rent, mutilated; maimed, dismembered