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propine

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verb pro·pine \prə-ˈpēn, -ˈpīn\

Definition of propine

propined

propining

chiefly Scottish

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to present or give especially as a token of friendship



Origin and Etymology of propine

Middle English, from Middle French propiner, from Latin propinare to present, drink to someone's health, from Greek propinein literally, to drink first, from pro- + pinein to drink — more at potable


First Known Use: 15th century


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propine

noun pro·pine

Definition of propine

Scottish

  1. :  a gift in return for a favor



15th Century

First Known Use of propine

15th century


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