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Egidio Forcellini (1688–1768)

Forcellini, Egidio (for-chel-ē’ne). A notable Italian lexicographer; born in Feltre, Belluno, Aug. 26, 1688; died in Padua, April 4, 1768. His ‘Dictionary of all Latinity’ (1771), published posthumously has placed every subsequent work of the kind in its debt.