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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Favus  \Fa"vus\,  n.  [L.,  honeycomb.] 
  1.  (Med.)  A  disease  of  the  scalp,  produced  by  a  vegetable 
  parasite. 
 
  2.  A  tile  or  flagstone  cut  into  an  hexagonal  shape  to  produce 
  a  honeycomb  pattern,  as  in  a  pavement;  --  called  also 
  {favas}  and  {sectila}.  --Mollett. 




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