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ثَعْدٌ

, as an epithet applied to a leguminous plant, or to an herb, Fresh, juicy, or sappy; (Ṣ, A, Ḳ;) soft, or tender. (Ṣ, A.) You say ثَعْدٌ مَعْدٌ in this sense; (Ṣ, A;) the latter word being an imitative sequent, not [generally] used alone; but some use it alone: (Ṣ:) and it is said to be syn. with the former. (TA.) You say also رُطَبَةٌ ثَعْدَةٌ مَعْدَةٌ, meaning A fresh, juicy, ripe date. (IAạr, TA.) And ثَرًى ثَعْدٌ Soft, moist earth; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) as also جَعْدٌ. (Sudot;.)
[As a coll. gen. n.,] Fresh ripe dates: or dates for the most part in a state of ripeness: (Ḳ:) or ripening dates when they have become soft: n. un. with ة: (Aṣ, Ṣ:) that which is ripening, but as yet hard and indigestible, is termed جُمْسَةٌ. (Aṣ, TA.) [See بُسْرٌ.]
Fresh butter: so accord. to Is-hák Ibn-Ibrá- heem El-Kurashee, in a trad. related by him. (IAth, TA.)
مَا لَهُ ثَعْدٌ وَلَا مَعْدٌ He possesses not little nor much. (Ḳ.) [Here, again,] the last word is an imitative sequent. (TA.)