cete (1121-35)

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cete (1121-35)

[ FEW: *2/i,617b cetus; Gdf: 2,27b cete; GdfC: ; TL: 2,148 cete; DEAF:  cete; DMF:  cete; TLF: ; OED:  cete n.1; MED:  cete; DMLBS: 322a cetus ]

Lat. cetus, 
Lat.gen. ceti  

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( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Cetus ceo est mult grant beste, Tut tens en mer cunverse  1915
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Jonam [...] Ki fud par mer porté El ventre del ceti  2435
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  de touz pessons qe noent en mier si est tenuz plus grand le grant cete  90
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  Le quint jour fist Dieux les oyseus […] et fist le cete grande  2.7
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