TERTIOLUS

TERTIOLUS
nomen monetae Mediolanensis in Charta A. C. 1171. apud Puricellum, in Ambrosiana Basil.
Item accipitris minoris species, quem Galli Tiercelet vocant, apud Fridericum II. Imperatorem de Art. Ven. l. 2. c. 19. Vide supra ubi de Veterum Re Accipitraria.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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  • tiercelet — [ tjɛrsəlɛ ] n. m. • 1373; dimin. de l a. fr. terçuel (XIIIe), lat. pop. °tertiolus, de tertius « tiers » ♦ Fauconn. Mâle de certains oiseaux de proie, plus petit d un tiers que la femelle. Tiercelet de faucon, d épervier. Absolt Faucon mâle. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tiercel — Tier cel, Tiercelet Tierce let, n. [OE. tercel, tercelet, F. tiercelet, a dim. of (assumed) tiercel, or LL. tertiolus, dim. fr. L. tertius the third; so called, according to some, because every third bird in the nest is a male, or, according to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tiercelet — Tiercel Tier cel, Tiercelet Tierce let, n. [OE. tercel, tercelet, F. tiercelet, a dim. of (assumed) tiercel, or LL. tertiolus, dim. fr. L. tertius the third; so called, according to some, because every third bird in the nest is a male, or,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tiercel — or tercel noun Etymology: Middle English tercel, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *tertiolus, from diminutive of Latin tertius third; probably from the fact that the male is about one third smaller than the female Date: 14th century a male… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ТЕРЦЕРОЛЬ — итал. terzeruolo, от terzuolo, ястребиный или соколиный самец, прован. tersol, франц. tiercelet, сред. веков. латин, tertiolus, от лат. tertius, третий, потому что, по сказанию, в гнезде упомянутых птиц самец выводится третьим. Карманный пистолет …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • tercel — /terr seuhl/, n. Falconry. the male of a hawk, esp. of a gyrfalcon or peregrine. Also, tercelet /terrs lit/, tiercel. [1350 1400; ME < MF terçuel < VL *tertiolus, equiv. to L terti(us) third + olus OLE1; prob. so called because the male is about… …   Universalium

  • Terzel — Tẹr|zel 〈m. 5; Jägerspr.〉 abgerichteter (männl.) Jagdfalke [<ital. terzuolo „Männchen einiger Greifvögel“] * * * Tẹrzel   [italienisch terzuolo, zu lateinisch tertius »der Dritte« (angeblich soll das dritte Junge im Falkennest ein Männchen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Terzel — Ter|zel der; s, <über it. terzuolo aus mlat. tertiolus, eigtl. »der kleine Dritte«, Verkleinerungsbildung zu lat. tertius »Dritter«, weil angeblich das dritte Junge im Nest ein Männchen sein soll> (Jägerspr.) männlicher Falke …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • tercel — (n.) male falcon, late 14c., from O.Fr. tercel (c.1200), from M.L. tertiolus, from L. tertius third, a third, from root of tres three (see THREE (Cf. three)). Various theories as to why it is called this; one says it s because the males are a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tercel — ter•cel [[t]ˈtɜr səl[/t]] also terce•let [[t]ˈtɜrs lɪt[/t]] tiercel n. spo the male of a hawk, esp. of a gyrfalcon or peregrine • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < MF terçuel < VL *tertiolus= L terti(us) third + olus ole I; prob. so called because …   From formal English to slang

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