fictile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin fictilus, from fictus (from fingere (to shape, form, devise)) + -ilis

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪktəl/, /ˈfɪktɪl/, /ˈfɪktaɪl/

Adjective[edit]

fictile (comparative more fictile, superlative most fictile)

  1. Capable of being molded into the shape of an artifact or art work
  2. (of an art work or artifact) Molded of clay or earth
  3. (pottery) Of or relating to earthenware
  4. (figuratively) Capable of being led or directed

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fictile

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular of fictilis

References[edit]

  • fictile”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fictile”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin