amortisseur

noun

amor·​tis·​seur
ə¦mȯrtə¦sər,
+ V -ər‧
variants or amortisseur winding
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

French amortisseur, from amortir to deaden

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amortisseur was in 1900

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“Amortisseur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amortisseur. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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