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noun (1)

plural -s
obsolete : apsis sense 1
obsolete : apogee


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noun (2)

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

Word History


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 20 Jul. 2024.

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