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Lewis : praedo

praedo,² praedo, ōnis, m. praeda, one that makes booty, a plunderer, robber (syn.: latro, raptor). Lit.: ita in aedibus sunt fures, praedo in proximo'st, Plaut. Ps. 3, 2, 105: hostes sunt, quibus bellum publice populus Romanus decrevit, vel ipsi populo Romano. Ceteri latrunculi vel praedones appellantur, Dig. 49, 15, 24; Auct. Her. 2, 21, 33: urbes piratis praedonibusque patefactae, Cic. Verr. 1, 5, 13: ut praedones solent, id. ib. 2, 4, 9, § 21: nefarius, id. de Or. 3, 1, 3: praedones latronesque, Caes. B. C. 3, 110: maritimus, a pirate, Nep. Them. 2, 3; so alone: capiunt praedones navem illam, Plaut. Mil. 2, 1, 40: perfidus, alta petens, abductā virgine, praedo, Verg. A. 7, 362: praedo nuptiarum mearum, i. e. the murderer of my husband, App. M. 8, p. 207, 17: at neque Persephone digna est praedone marito, i. e. of Pluto, who had stolen her, Ov. F. 4, 591: alibi praedo, alibi praedae vindex, cadit, Liv. 38, 40.

Transf., of drones, Col. 9, 15; of the hawk, Mart. 14, 116; of persons who turn to their own use the property of others, Dig. 5, 3, 25; 9, 4, 13.