astre

noun

plural -s
: hearth, home compare astrer

Word History

Etymology

Middle English aster, ayster, from Middle French astre, aistre hearth, from Medieval Latin astracus, ostracus pavement of potsherds, pavement, from Greek ostrakon pot, potsherd, hard shell

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“Astre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astre. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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