sectila
Favus Fa"vus, n. [L., honeycomb.] 1. (Med.) A disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite. [1913 Webster]

2. A tile or flagstone cut into an hexagonal shape to produce a honeycomb pattern, as in a pavement; -- called also {favas} and {sectila}. --Mollett. [1913 Webster]


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  • favas — Favus Fa vus, n. [L., honeycomb.] 1. (Med.) A disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite. [1913 Webster] 2. A tile or flagstone cut into an hexagonal shape to produce a honeycomb pattern, as in a pavement; called also {favas} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Favus — Fa vus, n. [L., honeycomb.] 1. (Med.) A disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite. [1913 Webster] 2. A tile or flagstone cut into an hexagonal shape to produce a honeycomb pattern, as in a pavement; called also {favas} and {sectila} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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