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frenum Explained

frenum at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) frena

frenum at Latin => English Of Explained:

its poor little brain, couldn

Frenum at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Fraenum \Fr[ae]"num\, or Frenum \Fre"num\, n.; pl. E.
{Fr[ae]nums}, L. {Fr[ae]na}. [L., a bridle.] (Anat.)
A connecting fold of membrane serving to support or restrain
any part; as, the fr[ae]num of the tongue.

Frenum \Fre"num\, n.; pl. E. {Frenums}, L. {Frena}. [L., a
bridle.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A cheek stripe of color.

2. (Anat.) Same as {Fr[ae]num}.

frenum at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

Inter: top » 2
  • fraenum Inter: qualifier » nonstandard
  • frænum Inter: qualifier » hypercorrect|nonstandard

  • Inter: mid » 2
    • fraenulum Inter: qualifier » hypercorrect|nonstandard
    • frænulum Inter: qualifier » hypercorrect|nonstandard
    • frenulum


    Inter: botto » m

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈfriːnəm/

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » pl=frena|pl2=frenums
  • Inter: alternative form of » frenulum

  • Latin

    Etymology

    Ultimately from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|la Inter: recons » dʰer-||to hold|lang=ine-pro, whence also Inter: term » fere|ferē|lang=la, Inter: term » ferme|fermē|lang=la and Inter: term » firmus|lang=la.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: a » Classical Inter: IPA » /ˈfreː.num/|lang=la

    Noun

    Inter: la-noun » frēnum|freni|frēnī|n|second
  • A bridle, harness, curb, bit.
    1. Inter: figuratively » lang=la A means of guiding or governing; restraint, check, limit.
    2. Inter: by extension » lang=la That which holds things together; band.

      Inflection

      Inter: la-decl-2nd-N » fren|frēn

      Derived terms

      * Inter: l » la|freniger|frēniger

  • Inter: l » la|freno|frēnō

    Related terms

    Inter: top » 2
  • Inter: l » la|fere|ferē
  • Inter: l » la|ferme|fermē
  • Inter: l » la|firmus

  • Inter: mid » 2
    • Inter: l » la|frenatio|frēnātiō
    • Inter: l » la|frenator|frēnātor
    • Inter: l » la|frenator|frēnātor


    Inter: botto » m

    Descendants

    Inter: top » 2
  • Albanian: Inter: l » sq|fre
  • Aromanian: Inter: l » rup|frãnu, Inter: l » rup|fãrnu
  • Catalan: Inter: l » ca|fre
  • English: Inter: l » en|frenulum, Inter: l » en|refrain
  • French: Inter: l » fr|frein
  • Friulian: Inter: l » fur|fren
  • Italian: Inter: l » it|freno

  • Inter: mid » 2
    • Occitan: Inter: l » oc|fren
    • Portuguese: Inter: l » pt|freio
    • Romanian: Inter: l » ro|frână, Inter: l » ro|frâu
    • Romansch: Inter: l » rm|frain, Inter: l » rm|frein, Inter: l » rm|fragn
    • Sardinian: Inter: l » sc|frenu
    • Spanish: Inter: l » es|freno


    Inter: botto » m
    Translation: es » frenum
    Translation: fr » frenum
    Translation: id » frenum
    Translation: mg » frenum
    Translation: fj » frenum
    Translation: ru » frenum
    Translation: sh » frenum
    Translation: vi » frenum
    Translation: zh » frenum