antipericatametanaparbeugedamphicribrationes

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀντί ‎(antí, opposite, facing), περί ‎(perí, about, around), κατά ‎(katá, downward), μετά ‎(metá, after, among), ἀνά ‎(aná, upward), παρά ‎(pará, near, beside), and ἀμφί ‎(amphí, around, apart, on both sides) and Latin crībrāre ‎(to sift)

Noun[edit]

antipericatametanaparbeugedamphicribrationes

  1. (nonce word, used only by Rabelais) haphazard siftings or roaming ruminations
    • (Can we date this quote?) François Rabelais:
      Antipericatametanaparbeugedamphicribrationes Merdicantium