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fem(m)ain , femman

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fem(m)ain , femman or dil.ie/21591

Forms: femnach, femna, femnai

n f. (cf. W. gwymon, Br. goumon, Fr. goémon, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 87. 93 ; see also Thurneysen, KZ xlviii 67 , and O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 162 ff .) some kind of (edible ?) seaweed: ceso femmuin mbolgaig mbung, Corm. Bodl. s.v. prull ( femmain, Corm. Y 1059 ; femnach LB). g s. oc búain na femna ┐ in muirthoraid olchenai, ib. (ḟemnaige LB ; femnai, Harl.). See femm, and femnach.