faex

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faex f (genitive faecis); third declension

  1. (of liquids) sediment, dregs
  2. salt of tartar
  3. brine used for pickling
  4. rouge as makeup
  5. (figuratively) the dregs of humanity

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative faex faecēs
genitive faecis faecum
dative faecī faecibus
accusative faecem faecēs
ablative faece faecibus
vocative faex faecēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • faex in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879