Last modified on 23 June 2014, at 13:57

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faex f (genitive faecis); third declension

  1. (of liquids) sediment, dregs
  2. salt of tartar
  3. brine used for pickling
  4. rouge as makeup
  5. (figuratively) the dregs of humanity

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative faex faecēs
genitive faecis faecum
dative faecī faecibus
accusative faecem faecēs
ablative faece faecibus
vocative faex faecēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • faex in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879