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favus

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin favus (honeycomb).

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NounEdit

favus (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A severe, chronic infection of ringworm.
  2. A tile or flagstone cut into a hexagonal shape to produce a honeycomb pattern.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Mollett to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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favus m (uncountable)

  1. favus

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LatinEdit

favus (honeycomb)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

favus m (genitive favī); second declension

  1. honeycomb
  2. a hexagonal pavement stone

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative favus favī
genitive favī favōrum
dative favō favīs
accusative favum favōs
ablative favō favīs
vocative fave favī

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