adeps

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adeps (fat, lard).

Noun[edit]

adeps (uncountable)

  1. (physiology) Soft or liquid animal fat.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (soft or liquid fat): lard

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

adeps m (genitive adipis); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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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References[edit]

  • adeps in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adeps in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “adeps”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • adeps” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)