encens

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Verb[edit]

encens

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of encendre

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French encens, a borrowing from Late Latin incensum, from Latin incendō.

Noun[edit]

encens m (plural encens)

  1. incense (a perfume often used in the rites of various religions)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Late Latin incensum, from Latin incendō.

Noun[edit]

encens m (oblique plural encens, nominative singular encens, nominative plural encens)

  1. incense (a perfume often used in the rites of various religions)
    • 1377, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine), page page of this essay:
      on doit suffumiguer le chief de encens avec ung petit de roses
      [the physician] has to infuse the patient's head from below with incense with a few rose petals

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