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trĭpŭdio, āvi, 1 (collat. form trĭpŏdo, āre; v. the foll.), v. n. [tripudium]; in relig. lang., to beat the ground with the feet, to leap, jump, dance, as a relig. exercise (syn.: salio, salto).

  1. I. Lit.: CARMEN DESCINDENTES TRIPODAVERVNT IN VERBA HAEC: ENOS LASES, etc., Inscr. Frat. Arv. Orell. 2271: sacro tripudiare gradu, Ven. Carm. 8, 4, 4: qui in honesto saltatu tripudiant, Lact. 1, 21, 45; Liv. 23, 26, 9.
  2. II. Transf., in gen., to leap, spring, dance, caper: virilem in modum, Sen. Tranq. 17, 4; id. Q. N. 7, 32, 3: ad symphoniam, Petr. 36: crebris saltibus, Mamert. Grat. Act. ad Jul. 29: in funeribus rei publicae exsultans et tripudians, * Cic. Sest. 41, 88; Sid. Ep. 3, 3 med.