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Lewis : interpretatio

interpretatio, interprĕtātĭo, ōnis. f. id.. An explanation, exposition, interpretation (class.): juris, Cic. Off. 1, 10: facilis, Liv. 2, 8: fulgurum, Plin. 2, 53, 54, § 141: ostentorum et somniorum, id. 7, 56, 57, § 203; Suet. Caes. 14: exemplo adjuvare interpretationem, Paul. ex Fest. p. 273.

Transf. A translation, version: rhetoricen in Latinum transferentes oratoriam nominaverunt . . . et haec interpretatio dura est, Quint. 2, 14, 1.

Signification, meaning: foederis, Cic. Balb. 6, 14: nominis, Plin. 3, 17, 21, § 124: in Graecum sermonem per interpretationem proprie transferri, Gai. Inst. 3, 92 fin.— Rhet. t. t., an explanation of one expression by another, Auct. Her. 4, 28, 38; cf. Quint. 9, 3, 98.