plural -s

Definition of auge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 obsolete : apsis sense 1
2 obsolete : apogee
au·​ge | \ ˈau̇gə \
plural augen\ -​gən \

Definition of auge (Entry 2 of 2)

: an elliptical or lens-shaped aggregate produced by the squeezing of the constituents of certain metamorphic rocks into an eyelike form

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History and Etymology for auge

Noun (1)

Middle French, from Arabic awj top, summit

Noun (2)

German, literally, eye, from Old High German ouga

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“Auge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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