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Lewis : neo

neo, nĕo, ēvi, ētum, 2, v. a. root ne-; Gr. νέω, νήθω ; cf. Sanscr. nah = nectere, to spin. Lit.: subtemen tenue nere, Plaut. Merc. 3, 1, 20; Ov. Med. Fac. 14: sic stamina nevit, id. F. 2, 771: nerunt fatales fortia fila deae, id. P. 1, 8, 64; cf.: Parcae fatalia nentes Stamina, Tib. 1, 7, 1.

Transf., to weave; to interlace, entwine: tunicam mater quam neverat auro, Verg. A. 10, 818: hoc neverat unum mater opus, Stat. Th. 9, 691: inter se radices mutuo discursu nentur, Plin. 17, 20, 33, § 144.