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Lewis : consero

consero, consĕro, sēvi, sĭtum or sătum, 3, v. a. (perf. conseruerit, Col. 3, 4, 2; Aur. Vict. Epit. 37, 3; Dig. 6, 1, 38; v. 1. sero). To sow or plant with something (class.). Lit.: agros, Cic. N. D. 2, 52, 130; Verg. E. 1, 73; Cato, R. R. 6, 1; Dig. 7, 1, 9, § 6; cf.: ager diligenter consitus, Cic. Sen. 17, 59: ager arbustis consitus, Sall. J. 53, 1; and: consitus an incultus (locus), Quint. 5, 10, 37: Ismara Baccho (i. e. vino), Verg. G. 2, 38: vineam malleolo, Col. 5, 5, 6: arva frumento, Curt. 7, 4, 26.—Absol.: in alieno fundo, Dig. 6, 1, 38: in alienum fundum, ib. 41, 1, 9.

Transf.: arva mūliebria (Venus), Lucr. 4, 1107; cf. Sol. 9 fin.—Hence, conserentes dii, who preside over generation, Arn. 5, 169.

Transf., of columns, to plant, set: aera (rostra) columnis consita, Claud. VI. Cons. Hon. 49.

Trop.: (sol) lumine conserit arva, strews, fills, Lucr. 2, 211: consitus sum Senectute, * Plaut. Men. 5, 2, 4: caeca mentem caligine Theseus consitus, * Cat. 64, 208.

To sow, plant: olivetum, Varr. R. R. 1, 24: hoc genus oleae, Cato, R. R. 6, 1: arborem, Liv. 10, 24, 5; Curt. 6, 5, 14; 7, 2, 22: zizyphum, Pall. Apr. 4: palmas, id. Oct. 12: (vitem) Narbonicam, Plin. 14, 3, 4, § 43; Cato ap. Plin. 14, 4, 5, § 46.

Transf. (cf. I. B. supra): extra vallum stili caeci, mirabilem in modum consiti, set, Auct. B. Afr. 31.