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Lewis : renascor

renascor, rĕnascor, ātus, 3, v. dep. n., to be born again; to grow, rise, or spring up again (class.; cf. regeneror). Lit.: res quaeque ... De niloque renata forent, Lucr. 1, 542: de nilo, id. 1, 674; 757; cf.: corpore de patrio parvus phoenix, Ov. M. 15, 402: ex se ipsa phoenix, Plin. 13, 4, 9, § 43: nec te Pythagorae fallant arcana renati, Hor. Epod. 15, 21: ut revixisse aut renatum sibi quisque Scipionem imperatorem dicat, Liv. 26, 41, 25: illi qui mihi pinnas inciderant, nolunt easdem renasci. Sed, ut spero, jam renascuntur, Cic. Att. 4, 2, 5: fibrae, Verg. A. 6, 600: dentes, Plin. 11, 37, 64, § 168: dente renato, Juv. 14, 11: amarantus, Plin. 21, 8, 23, § 47.

Transf., to come forth again, rise, or spring up again: velut ab stirpibus laetius feraciusque renatae urbis, Liv. 6, 1, 3; cf.: tot nascentia templa, tot renata, Mart. 6, 4, 3: ubi terreno Lycus (fluvius) est epotus hiatu, Exsistit procul hinc alioque renascitur orbe, i. e. comes forth again, reappears, Ov. M. 15, 274: flumen fonte novo, Luc. 3, 262.

Trop., to be renewed, to revive: principium exstinctum nec ipsum ab alio renascetur, nec ex se aliud creabit, etc., Cic. Tusc. 1, 23, 54; id. Rep. 6, 24, 27: bellum renatum, id. Fam. 11, 14, 3; so, bellum, Liv. 9, 12: bellum ex integro, Tac. H. 3, 59: multa (vocabula) renascentur, quae jam cecidere, Hor. A. P. 70: Trojae renascens Fortuna, id. C. 3, 3, 61: dies, Sen. Herc. Oet. 862; Inscr. Orell. 2352.

Esp., (In eccl. Lat.) To be renewed in heart, to be born again, Vulg. Johan. 3, 3; 4; id. 1 Pet. 1, 23.