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caeruleancentaur <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> --- In [log in to unmask], Ray Brown <ray.brown@F...> wrote:
>> FWIW  a classical Latin word for 'cream' does not appear to be
>> attested in the surviving literature.
>
> I find this fascinating.  There is a PIE root *reughmen (AHD) listed
> as meaning "cream."  The only current English descendant
> is "ramekin."  I feel certain that the German "Rahm" is also a
> descendant.
>
> What form might a Latin word derived from *reughmen have taken?

*ru:men, apparently.

	*Muke!
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