fucate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūcātus, past participle of fucō.

Adjective[edit]

fucate (comparative more fucate, superlative most fucate)

  1. (obsolete) Artificially coloured; falsified, counterfeit.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: [], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, partition III, section 1, member 2, subsection iii:
      virtue and honesty are great motives, and give as fair a lustre as the rest, especially if they be sincere and right, not fucate, but proceeding from true form and an incorrupt judgment […].

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fūcāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of fūcō

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