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facetiae

[fuh-see-shee-ee] /fəˈsi ʃiˌi/
plural noun
1.
amusing or witty remarks or writings.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Latin, plural of facētia something witty. See facete, -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for facetiae

facetiae

/fəˈsiːʃɪˌiː/
plural noun
1.
humorous or witty sayings
2.
obscene or coarsely witty books
Word Origin
C17: from Latin: jests, plural of facētia witticism, from facētus elegant
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