Origin of -facient; from Classical Latin faciens (gen. facientis), present participle of facere, to make, do
- Causing; bringing about: somnifacient.
- Something that causes or brings about: abortifacient.
Origin of -facientFrom Latin faci&emacron;ns, facient-, present participle of facere, to do; see dh&emacron;- in Indo-European roots.
The terms facient, faciend, and factum may imply that the multiplication involved is not ordinary multiplication, but some specified operation or a placeholder for any mathematical operation.
Latin faciens, facientis, present participle of facere (“do, make”).