to grasp, seize to conceive, to become pregnant 2 realizations
NEW Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme concipio, concipere
Meaning 1 to take in, to catch
Meaning 2 (of women and female animals) to receive in the womb, conceive
Reference Glare: 388
Comment From con + capio, capere 'to take, catch, seize'
NEW Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Old French
Lexeme conceivre
Meaning 1 to tie
Meaning 2 to conceive, to become pregnant

La femele conceit, si cum femele deit

The female conceives, as a female must (circa 1120, Philippe de Taon, Bestiaire)

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