Rare witty sayings
Origin of facetiaeL, plural of facetia, a jest from facetus, elegant, witty, akin to fax, torch from Indo-European base an unverified form ?hwok-, to gleam from source Classical Greek phaos, light
Witty or humorous writings and sayings.
Origin of facetiaeLatin facētiae pl. of facētia jest ; see facetious .
- (rare) Witty or amusing writings or remarks.