tondeo

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tend-, from *tem- (to cut). See also Latin temnō, tempus, templum, Ancient Greek τέμνω (témnō), Welsh tam (morsel), Middle Irish tamnaim (I cut off), Old Church Slavonic тина (tina, to split, cleave), and the second element of Latin aestimare (to appraise, value)

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Verb[edit]

present active tondeō, present infinitive tondēre, perfect active totondī, supine tōnsum

  1. I shave, shear, clip.
  2. I crop, prune, trim.
  3. I mow, reap.
  4. I graze upon, browse, feed.
  5. I plunder, deprive, fleece somebody.

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References[edit]

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