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Lewis : caro

caro, căro, carnis (nom. carnis, Liv. Andron. ap. Prisc. p. 684 P.; Liv. 37, 3, 4; abl. carni, Plaut. Capt. 4, 4, 6), f. Sanscr. kravya; Gr. κρέας ; Germ. Kern, flesh (animal or vegetable). Lit., of animals: deturbavit totum cum carni carnarium, Plaut. Capt. 4, 4, 6: carnem Latinis petere, Cic. Planc. 9, 23; id. Pis. 27, 67: alicui carnem dare, Liv. 32, 1, 9; 37, 3, 4: lacte et carne vivere, Caes. B. G. 5, 14; 6, 22: ferina, venison, Sall. J. 89, 7: cruda, Suet. Ner. 37: tosta, Ov. M. 12, 156 al.; cf. humana, Plin. 6, 30, 35, § 195.—So also freq. in plur., Enn. Ann. 327 Vahl.; Ov. M. 2, 769; 14, 208; Plin. 23, 7, 64, § 126 et saep.—The flesh, pulp, of fruits, Plin. 15, 24, 27, § 96; 28, 14, 58, § 205; Pall. Febr. 25, 12; id. Nov. 17, 1.—Also the inner, white part of the wood of trees, under the alburnum, Plin. 16, 38, 72, § 181.

Esp., of the human body (in opp. to the spirit), as the seat of the passions: animus liber habitat: numquam me caro ista compellet ad metum, Sen. Ep. 65, 22.—In contempt: caro putida, of a stupid person, Cic. Pis. 9, 19.

Meton., of precious stones, the Gr. σαρκίον, the soft part, Plin. 37, 5, 18, § 73.

Trop., of discourse, richness: Aeschines carnis plus habet, minus lacertorum, Quint. 10, 1, 77 Spald. and Frotsch.