1. a wild beast
2. meal (Scottish obsolete rare)
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from Latin ferīnus, from fera wild beast
for noun definition 'meal': from French farine farina
From: The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Edward Reynolds,
Lord Bishop of Norwich,
B, Riveley, Alexander Chalmers, 1826, Volume VI.
Chapter XVI. The Passions and Faculties of the Soul of Man.