comice

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French (Doyenne du) Comice, (Dean of the) Show, from comice (agricole), (agricultural) show, from Old French, convention, from Latin comitia.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

comice (plural comices)

  1. A cultivated variety of pear with yellowish-green and reddish skin, and having juicy flesh.

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cōmice

  1. vocative masculine singular of cōmicus

References[edit]

  • comice in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • comice in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • comice in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette