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EtymologyEdit

From Latin adeps (fat, lard).

NounEdit

adeps (uncountable)

  1. (physiology) Soft or liquid animal fat.

SynonymsEdit

  • (soft or liquid fat): lard

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EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Ancient Greek ἄλειφαρ (áleiphar) (with "d" for "l").

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

adeps m (genitive adipis); third declension

  1. fat, lard, grease
  2. corpulence, obesity
  3. sapwood

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative adeps adipēs
Genitive adipis adipum
Dative adipī adipibus
Accusative adipem adipēs
Ablative adipe adipibus
Vocative adeps adipēs

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