facetiae

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originated 1520–30 from Latin facētiae, plural of facētia (jest); see facete+-ia and facetious.

Noun[edit]

facetiae pl ‎(plural only)

  1. (rare) Witty or amusing writings or remarks.

References[edit]

  • facetiae” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • facetiae”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

facētiae

  1. nominative plural of facētia
  2. genitive singular of facētia
  3. dative singular of facētia
  4. vocative plural of facētia

References[edit]

  • facetiae in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • facetiae in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers