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fíacail

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin figere (to be fixed) (i.e., a mouth-fixture).

NounEdit

fíacail m, f (i-stem, genitive singular fíacla or fíaclu, plural fíaclai)

  1. (anatomy) tooth
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, Ml. 56d4
      "hua détnaig a fiaclae fri alailiu" glosses attritu dentium

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ReferencesEdit

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]