digest (n.)
"collection of writing," late 14c., from Latin digesta, from neuter plural of digestus, literally "digested thing," noun use of past participle of digerere "to separate, divide, arrange," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + gerere "to carry" (see gest).
digest (v.)
"assimilate food in bowels," late 14c., from Latin digestus (see digest (n.)). Related: Digested; digesting.