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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
fex (s.f.III), gen.sg. fecis, abl. sg. fece, nom. & acc. pl. feces, gen. pl. fecum or fecium, dat. & abl. pl. fecibus; also faex (s.f.III), gen.sg. faecis, abl. sg. faece, nom. & acc. pl. faeces, gen. pl. faecum or faecium, dat. & abl. pl. faecibus: “bodily waste discharged through the anus: dung, manure” (WIII) {> L. faex, gen.sg. faecis, dregs, sediment: the lees, sediment dregs of liquids; burnt tartar or salt of tartar; the brine of pickles; sediment or other impurities (Lewis & Short)]; see dung.

Faex,-cis (s.f.III), abl. sg. faece, grounds, sediment.

Faeces faecum (plur.), excrement, solid motions.

Sacchari faex: (pharm.) molasses [sacchari = gen.sg. saccharum].

Faex,-cis (s.f.III) medicinalis, abl. sg. faece medicinali, beer yeast.

Faex,-cis (s.f.III) sacchari, treacle; also theriaca,-ae (s.f.I).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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