trochis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Particularly: “Both Gaffiot and the OLD give the Ancient Greek τρόχις (trókhis, courier, messenger) as the etymon, but the lack of a semantic connection makes this dubious.”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*trochis f, m (accusative trochin)

  1. a kind of drink made with figs
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Pliny the Elder to this entry?)
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • trŏchis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette, page 1,606/3
  • trochis” on page 1,980/2 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)

Etymology 2[edit]

Regularly declined forms of trochus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trochīs m

  1. dative plural of trochus
  2. ablative plural of trochus