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- (plural only) Appearance.
- 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page 6:
- The Chilean Amphijubula Schust. (Schuster, 1970a) which has the facies of a small Frullania and agrees with Frullania in leaf insertion and branching, has a nontiered seta with 16 epidermal cell rows surrounding 4 inner rows.
- (plural only, medicine) Facial features, like an expression or complexion, typical for patients having certain diseases or conditions.
- costive facies
- (geology) A body of rock with specified characteristics reflecting the way it was formed.
- Some refer it to Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (“to do”) (faciēs may be to faciō as speciēs is to speciō);
- others class it with facētus, fax.
- (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈfa.ki.eːs/, [ˈfäkieːs̠]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈfa.t͡ʃi.es/, [ˈfɑːt͡ʃiɛs]
- shape, figure
- face, countenance, visage
- (figuratively) external form, look, condition, appearance
- (figuratively) sight aspect
Old Genitive: faciēs
Gellius: vocabulum facies hoc modo declinatur: "haec facies, huius facies", quod nunc propter rationem grammaticam "faciei" dicitur
- Extremaduran: hazi
- Old Occitan:
- Old Portuguese: façe, faz
- Old Spanish:
- Romagnol: fàza
- Sicilian: facci
- Vulgar Latin: *facia (see there for further descendants)
- → Albanian: faqe
- → French: faciès
- → Portuguese: fácies
- facies in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
- facies in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
- facies in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
- facies in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934