opimo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin opīmus (fat”, “rich).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oˈpi.mo/, [oˈpiːmo]
  • Rhymes: -imo
  • Stress: opìmo
  • Hyphenation: o‧pi‧mo

Adjective[edit]

opimo (feminine singular opima, masculine plural opimi, feminine plural opime) (literary)

  1. fat
    • 1516, Ludovico Ariosto, Orlando Furioso [Raging Roland][1] (in Italian), Venice: Printed by Gabriel Giolito, published 1551, Canto XVII, page 125:
      Ci ungemo i corpi di quel graſſo opimo, ¶ che ritrouiamo a l'inteſtina intorno;
      We grease our bodies with that fat lard ¶ we find around the intestines;
    • 16th century, Annibale Caro, transl., Eneide [Aeneid][2], Florence: Leonardo Ciardetti, translation of Aeneis by Virgil, published 1827, Libro I, page 41:
      [] d'opima carne e di vin vecchio empiendosi, ¶ quanto puon lietamente si ricreano.
      [] filling up on fat meat and old wine ¶ they enjoy themselves as happily as they can.
  2. (by extension) fertile, rich (with fruits or animals)
    • 1825, Vincenzo Monti, transl., Iliade [Iliad][3], Milan: Giovanni Resnati e Gius. Bernardoni di Gio, translation of Ἰλιάς (Iliás) by Homer, published 1840, Libro XV, lines 298-301, page 233:
      [] Ifidamante, ¶ d'Anténore figliuolo, un giovinetto ¶ d'altere forme e di gran cor, nudrito ¶ nell'opima di greggi odrisia terra.
      [] Iphidamas, ¶ son of Antenor, a young one ¶ with haughty attitude and great heart, nourished ¶ in the flock-rich Odrysian land.
  3. (by extension) copious, rich

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

opīmō

  1. dative masculine singular of opīmus
  2. dative neuter singular of opīmus
  3. ablative masculine singular of opīmus
  4. ablative neuter singular of opīmus

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin opīmus (rich, fertile).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

opimo (feminine singular opima, masculine plural opimos, feminine plural opimas)

  1. rich, fertile, lush

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