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Lewis : poeticus

poeticus, pŏētĭcus, a, um, adj., = ποιητικός, poetic, poetical: verbum, Cic. de Or. 3, 38, 153: non poëtico sed quodam oratorio numero et modo, id. ib. 1, 33, 151: di, represented by the poets, id. N. D. 3, 31, 151: quadrigae, id. Q. Fr. 2, 15, 2: mella, Hor. Ep. 1, 19, 44. —Adv.: pŏētĭcē, after the manner of poets, poetically: loqui (perh. not anteAug., since the words ut poëtice loquar, Cic. Fin. 5, 4, 9, seem not to be genuine), Plin. Ep. 8, 4, 1; 2, 5, 5: poëtice vel oratorie, Quint. 9, 1, 13; Lact. 2, 4, 4; 3, 14, 7; Petr. 90.

Subst.: pŏētĭca, ae, and pŏētĭcē, ēs, f., = ποιητική, the poetic art, poetry, poesy: o praeclaram emendatricem vitae poëticam! Cic. Tusc. 4, 32, 69; 1, 1 fin.: attigit quoque poëticen, Nep. Att. 18, 5: a poëtice alienus, Plin. Ep. 7, 4, 2.