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Latin: ˈadeps

« ˈprokul (far) ˈkrasːus (fat) »

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Language:Latin
Meaning:fat
Source form:adeps
Phonological form:ˈadeps
Gloss:soft animal fat as used for various purposes, lard, grease
Notes:G.sg. adipis.
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Sources of lexical data

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Source: Vaan, M. de (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 24
Reliability: High
Comment: 'grease'. Etymology contested - poss Gk borrowing 'unguent, oil'. Probably not connected with Umbrian ařepes (de Vaan 2008:24).
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Source: Glare, P.G.W. (ed.). (1982) Oxford Latin Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Reliability: High
Comment: soft fatty tissue (of human or animal)

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