[uvule] (s.xiii)

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[uvule] (s.xiii)


[ FEW: 14,90b uva; Gdf: 8,126b uvule; GdfC: ; TL: 5,711 luete (uvule); DEAF: ; DMF:  uvule; TLF:  uvule; OED:  uvula n.; MED:  uvula n.; DMLBS: 3577c uvula ]
huvel,  uvel,  uvele,  huuel (l. huvel)  

The OED is the only other dictionary also to define the word as a type of inflammation. It is considered an elliptic construction, for which no other medieval attestations are provided.


1anat.uvula (fleshy extension at the back of the soft palate)
( MS: s.xiii ) Partes oris sunt iste: lingua, palatum [...] uvula gloss: (L) uvel (var. (D*: s.xiii/xiv) uvele;  (C: s.xiiiex) huvel ), gula, labra [...]  i 196.5 and ii 126.5
2med.pathol.inflammation of the uvula (?)
( MS: s.xiiim )  Olibanum [...] a vertu de conforter et de confermer [...]: il est bon encuntre les lermes des oylz e la dolur de denz e encontre le huuel (l. huvel)  87
luvete  uve#1  uvet 
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