Questions tagged [cibus]
For questions about food.
What is "old" in the age of a wine?
If I were to say "this man is 40 years old" in Latin, I would say hic vir 40 annos natus est. That is, I would use the participle natus instead of any adjective meaning "old", and it is my impression ...
Latin words for various types of diets (carnivore, vegetarian, vegan, etc.)?
Does Latin have words for the various types of diets, e.g., "vegetarian," "vegan," etc.? St. Thomas Aquinas, seemingly referring to what we today would call a "vegan," says (Summa Theologica II-II q. ...
Putting "spread" on a bread in Latin
There are various kinds of spreads one can put on a bread, made from butter, vegetable oils, or other ingredients. What would be a good general word for these products for use in contemporary Latin? ...
How to translate "pesto"?
What would be a good Latin translation for the sauce pesto? I see a couple of possible routes, but it's not clear to me at all what I should call the sauce in a modern context: It seems to come from ...