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Lewis : occulto

occulto occulto (obc-), āvi, ātum, 1 (occultassis for occultaveris, Plaut. Trin. 3, 2, 1), v. freq. a. occulo, to hide, conceal, secrete (class.).—With pers. pron.: neque latebrose me abs tuo Conspectu occultabo, Plaut. Trin. 2, 2, 2: noli avorsari, neque te occultassis mihi, id. ib. 3, 2, 1.—The place of concealment usu. expressed by abl. with in: ut aves, tum in hac, tum in illā parte se occultent, Cic. Div. 1, 53, 120: in hortis suis se occultans, id. Att. 9, 11, 1: in quā (latebrā) tabella occultaret suffragium, id. Leg. 3, 15, 34; Plin. 8, 23, 35, § 85; Just. 25, 2, 3; Plin. Ep. 4, 11, 11; or by advv. of place: ibi se occultans, Cic. Phil. 2, 31, 77: cum paucissimis alicubi occultabor, id. Att. 10, 10, 3.—But also by the abl. (of means): Hiempsal reperitur, se occultans tugurio, Sall. J. 12, 5: se latebris, Cic. Imp. Pomp. 3, 7: insulis sese, Caes. B. G. 6, 31, 3; 5, 19, 1; 7, 45, 5; Liv. 7, 14, 8; Tac. A. 2, 17; id. H. 3, 84: quae natura occultavit, Cic. Off. 1, 35, 127: occultare et dissimulare appetitum voluptatis, id. ib. 1, 30, 105; cf., in the contrary order: dissimulare et occultare aliquid, Caes. B. C. 2, 31: intus veritas occultetur, Cic. Fin. 2, 24: legionem silvis, Caes. B. G. 7, 45: aliquid in terram, id. ib. 7, 85 (dub.; Schneider, Nipperdey, Kraner, in terrā): neque occultati humilitate arborum, Sall. J. 49, 5; Ov. M. 2, 686: fugam, Caes. B. G. 1, 27.—Mid.: stellae occultantur, hide themselves, Cic. N. D. 2, 20, 5 (opp. aperiuntur).—With inf.: est res quaedam, quam occultabam tibi dicere, Plaut. Pers. 4, 3, 22.