عف عفج عفر


1عَفِجَ

, [aor. عَفَجَ,] inf. n. عَفَجٌ, He [a man, or a beast other than a ruminant,] was, or became, fat in his أَعْفَاج [pl. of عَفَجٌ, q. v.]. (L.)

عَفْجٌ

and عِفْجٌ: see the next paragraph.

عَفَجٌ

and عِفْجٌ and عَفِجٌ (Ṣ, O, Ḳ) and عَفْجٌ (L, and some copies of the Ḳ) sings. of which the pl. is أَعْفَاجٌ (Ṣ, O, Ḳ) and عِفَجَةٌ: (TA:) the أَعْفَاج are The أَمْعَآء [or intestines into which the food passes from the stomach]: (TA, and Ḥam p. 641:) or the lower أَمْعَآء: (TA, and Zj in his “ Khalk el-Insán: ”) or in human beings, and in solid-hoofed animals, and in beasts of prey, (Ṣ, O,) that [portion of the intestines] to which the food passes from the stomach; (Ṣ, O, Ḳ;) which is like the [intestines called] مَصَارِين in camels and in cloven-hoofed animals, to which the stomach transmits what it has concocted, lit. what it has tanned (مَا دَبَغَتْهُ:) (Ṣ, O: in some copies of the former, ما دَفَعَتْهُ:) or the عفج is what is in the place of the كَرِش to that which has no كَرِش: or, accord. to Lth, it is, to any animal that does not ruminate, such of the أَمْعَآء [or lower intestines] of the belly as is like the مِمْرَغَة to the sheep or goat. (TA.)
عَفَجٌ is also the inf. n. of عَفِجَ [q. v.]. (L.)

عَفِجٌ

: see the next preceding paragraph.
Also A man [and app. a solid-hoofed animal and a beast of prey] fat in his أَعْفَاج [pl. of عَفَجٌ, q. v.].

أَعْفَجُ

Large in the أَعْفَاج. (Ḳ, TA.)