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fescennine

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adjective fes·cen·nine \ˈfe-sə-ˌnīn, -ˌnēn\

Definition of fescennine



Origin of fescennine

Latin fescennini (versus), ribald songs sung at rustic weddings, probably from Fescinninus of Fescennium, from Fescennium, town in Etruria


First Known Use: 1601


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