araire

noun \əˈre(ə)r\

Definition of araire

plural

-s

  1. :  a primitive plow used in southern Europe

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Origin and Etymology of araire

borrowed from French, going back to Middle French, borrowed from Old Occitan, going back to Latin arātrum, from arāre “to plow” + -trum, instrumental suffix — more at 2ear


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