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apport

noun ap·port \əˈpō(ə)rt, aˈ-, -ȯ(ə)rt\

Definition of apport

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  bearing, port

  2. 2 [French, literally, action of bringing, thing brought, from apporter to bring, from Latin apportare] :  motion or production of an object by a spiritualist medium without apparent physical agency; also :  the object so produced

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Origin and Etymology of apport

Middle English aport, apport, alteration (influenced by Middle English aport, apport offering, contribution, from Middle French aport, from Old French, from aporter to bring, from Latin apportare) of port — more at port


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apport

transitive verb ap·port \"\

Definition of apport

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to produce (a material object) at a spiritualist séance without any apparent physical means

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Origin and Etymology of apport

probably from French apporter, literally, to bring, from Latin apportare, from ad- + portare to carry — more at port


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