Definition of digest noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

BrE BrE//ˈdaɪdʒest//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdaɪdʒest//
a short report containing the most important facts of a longer report or piece of writing; a collection of short reports a monthly news digest
Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin digest- ‘distributed, dissolved, digested’, from the verb digerere, from di- ‘apart’ + gerere ‘carry’; the noun from Latin digesta ‘matters methodically arranged’, from digestus ‘divided’, from digerere.
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