Primitiae
Primitia Pri*mi"ti*a, n.; pl. {Primiti[ae]}({Primitias}, obs.). [L. primitiae, pl., fr. primus first. Cf. {Premices}.] (Eng. Law) The first fruit; the first year's whole profit of an ecclesiastical preferment. [1913 Webster]

The primitias of your parsonage. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • Primitĭae — (lat.), 1) Erstlinge, bes. der Früchte, irgend einer Gottheit gewidmet; 2) erste, bes. jugendliche Schrift; 3) das Fruchtwasser …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Primitĭae — (lat.), Erstlinge, besonders die den Göttern dargebrachten ersten der Feldfrüchte; auch erste Schrift eines Autors. Vgl. Primiz …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Primitiae — Primitiae, lat., die Erstlinge der Früchte, welche den Göttern geopfert wurden. Primitiv, ursprünglich, anfänglich; Primitivum, in der Grammatik: Wurzelwort; Primitivnerven, s. Nerven. Primiz, das erste feierliche heil. Meßopfer, das ein… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • primitiae — prīˈmishēˌē noun plural Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin, firstlings, firstfruits, from primus first + itiae, feminine plural of itius ice : annates * * * prim …   Useful english dictionary

  • primitiae — pri·mit·iae (pri mishґe e) [L. pl., “first things”] the part of the amniotic fluid discharged before the fetus is extruded …   Medical dictionary

  • primitiae — pri·mi·ti·ae …   English syllables

  • primitiae —   n.pl. pl. first fruits; annates.    ♦ primitial, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • primitiae — /pramishiyiy/ In old English law, first fruits; the first year s whole profits of a spiritual preferment …   Black's law dictionary

  • primitiae — First fruits; the first year s profits of a clergyman s benefice, which were claimed by and went to the pope. See 2 Bl Comm 67 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • PRIMITIAE frugum aliarumque rerum — eô fine Deo offerri consuevêre, ut in iis reliquae omnes sanctisicarentur. Sic Primitiae arborum offerri iussae sunt Levit. c. 19. v. 23. 24. quod hôc ordine fiebat: Tribus primis, a quo plantatae erant, annis, praeputiatae censebantur, adeoque… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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