eagre

noun

ea·​gre
variants or eager or less commonly aegir
ˈēgə(r),
ˈāg-
: a tidal flood or flow : bore

Word History

Etymology

alteration of earlier higre, from (assumed) Middle English higre (whence Medieval Latin higra)

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“Eagre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eagre. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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