posca

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin posca.

Noun[edit]

posca (uncountable)

  1. A drink in Ancient Rome and Greece, made by mixing sour wine or vinegar with water and herbs.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin posca.

Noun[edit]

posca f (plural posche)

  1. posca

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pōtō.

Noun[edit]

pōsca f (genitive pōscae); first declension

  1. an acidulous drink of vinegar and water

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • posca in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • posca in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • posca in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • posca in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • posca in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin