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patible

noun pat·i·ble \ˈpatəbəl\

Definition of patible

plural

-s

  1. :  the transom of a cross

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Origin and Etymology of patible

Latin patibulum fork-shaped yoke for the punishment of criminals, fork-shaped gibbet, from patēre to be open, stretch out + -ibulum, suffix used to denote instrumentality — more at fathom


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patible

adjective pat·i·ble \"\

Definition of patible

archaic

  1. :  capable of suffering or of being acted on

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Origin and Etymology of patible

Latin patibilis, from pati to bear, undergo + -ibilis -ible — more at patient


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