fescennine

fescennine

[fes-uh-nahyn, -nin]
adjective
scurrilous; licentious; obscene: fescennine mockery.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin Fescennīnus of, belonging to Fescennia, a town in Etruria noted for jesting and scurrilous verse; see -ine1

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Fescennine (ˈfɛsɪˌnaɪn)
 
adj
rare scurrilous or obscene
 
[C17: from Latin Fescennīnus of Fescennia, a city in Etruria noted for the production of mocking or obscene verse]

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