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faveolus

fa·ve·o·lus
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fuh-vee-uh-luh s]
    • /fəˈvi ə ləs/
    • /fˈeɪvɒləs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fuh-vee-uh-luh s]
    • /fəˈvi ə ləs/

Definition of faveolus word

  • noun plural faveolus a small pit or cavity resembling a cell of a honeycomb; alveola. 1

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Origin of faveolus

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
1880-85; < New Latin, equivalent to Latin fav(us) honeycomb + (alv)eolus little cavity; see alveolar

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Parts of speech for Faveolus

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

faveolus popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

faveolus usage trend in Literature

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