Middle French

noun

: the French in use from the 14th to 16th centuries see Indo-European Languages Table

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Middle French was in 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Middle French.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Middle%20French. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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