obsono

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὀψωνέω (opsōnéō, buy fish or other dainties).

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present active obsōnō, present infinitive obsōnāre, perfect active obsōnāvī, supine obsōnātum

  1. I buy provisions, cater, purvey, provide, shop; purchase something as a provision.
  2. (by extension) I feast, banquet, treat, furnish an entertainment.
  3. (figuratively) I cater or provide an appetite.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ob- +‎ sono (“sound, resound”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active obsonō, present infinitive obsonāre ([[no perfect or supine forms]])

  1. (with dative) I interrupt by a sound or by speaking.
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References[edit]

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