, (O, Ḳ,) aor. فَحَثَ, (TA,) inf. n. فَحْثٌ, (O, TA,) i. q. فَحَصَ [He searched, or sought, for, or after, it; inquired, or sought information, respecting it; searched into, inquired into, investigated, scrutinized, or examined, it; &c.]; (IDrd, O, Ḳ, TA;) namely, a thing; (IDrd, O;) or news, or a story; (TA;) as also
↓افتحث. (O, Ḳ.)
(Ṣ, O, Ḳ) and
↓فَحِثَةٌ (TA) The [portion, or appertenance, called] حَفِث (Ṣ, O, Ḳ) of the stomach of a ruminant animal, also termed the قِبَّة, which has أَطْبَاق: (Ṣ, O: [see more in art. حفث:]) pl. of the former أَفْحَاثٌ. (O, TA.)
And one says, مَلَا أَفْحَاثَهُ meaning He filled his جَوْف [i. e. belly]. (IF, O.)
: see the next preceding paragraph.