[pulenter] (s.xiiiin)

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[pulenter] (s.xiiiin)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *9,644b *putulentus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  pullent (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
pudlentir,  pullentir  

In this context, the probable senses ‘to stink, produce a foul smell’ or ‘to become putrid, gangrenous and foul-smelling’ (cf. the adjective pulent) do not seem relevant. Some influence from the verb putrescere (DMLBS 2589c) may be possible.


1to rot, decay
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  El desert vos cors pudlentirunt (var. pullentirunt (B)MS: s.xiii3/4), E vos espies murrunt de male mort  (E) 2625
enpulentir  pulent#1  pulentement  pulenterie  pulentic  pulentie 
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