Ptysma

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Ptysma grece sputum etiam saliva.


Apparatus:

Ptysma AC f | Ptisma e | Ptisina B {'m' misread as 'in'}

etiã B | eciã e | e͡c f | & AC


Translation:

Ptysma is Greek for Latin sputum {"spittle"} and also saliva.


Commentary:

Greek πτύσμα /ptýsma/, itacist /ptísma/, means "spittle, sputum, saliva", cf. πτύω /ptýō/ {"I spit out"}.


See also: Ptysis


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