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farouche

adjective fa·rouche \fə-ˈrüsh\

Definition of FAROUCHE

1
:  wild
2
:  marked by shyness and lack of social graces

Origin of FAROUCHE

French, wild, shy, from Old French, alteration of forasche, from Late Latin forasticus living outside, from Latin foras outdoors; akin to Latin fores door — more at door
First Known Use: 1765

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