aetites

noun
ae·​ti·​tes | \ ˌā-ə-ˈtī-(ˌ)tēz \
plural aetites

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First Known Use of aetites

1579, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aetites

borrowed from Latin āetītēs (lapis "stone"), borrowed from Greek āetī́tēs (líthos) from āetī́tēs, adjective, "of an eagle," from aietós, āetós "eagle" (going back to *awjetó- from *awj-— going back to Indo-European *h2ew-i- "bird"— + -etó-, noun and adjective suffix) + -ītēs -ite entry 1

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The first known use of aetites was in 1579

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“Aetites.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aetites. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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