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lagan

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noun lag·an \ˈla-gən\

Definition of lagan

  1. :  goods thrown into the sea with a buoy attached so that they may be found again



Variants of lagan

also lag·end play \-gənd\

Origin of lagan

Middle French lagan or Medieval Latin laganum debris washed up from the sea


First Known Use: 1641

Rhymes with lagan


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