Effodient
Effodient Ef*fo"di*ent, a. [L. effodiens, p. pr. of effodere to dig out; ex + fodere to dig.] Digging up. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • effodient — eˈffodient, a. rare 0. [ad. L. effodient em, pr. pple. of effodĕre: see effode.] Digging; accustomed to dig. in Craig. in Webster; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • effodient —   a. burrowing …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Effossion — Ef*fos sion, n. [L. effossio. See {Effodient}.] A digging out or up. [R.] The effossion of coins. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PERCNOPTERUS — seu Gypaeetus, degeneris aquilae genus, vulturinâ specie, cuius mentio Iob. c. 39. v. 33. Pulli eius sorbent sanguinem, et, ubi sunt cadavera, illic est. Et Matth. c. 24. v. 28. Ubicumque fuerit cadaver, illic congregabuntur aquiloe. His enim… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • effodientia — (ˌ)eˌfōdēˈench(ē)ə, ə̇ˌ noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Latin neuter plural of effodient , effodiens, present participle of effodere to dig out, from ex + fodere to dig more at bed in former classifications : the… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”