engendrure

noun en·gen·drure \-drər, -ˌdru̇(ə)r\
variants: less commonly

engendure

\-dyər, -ˌdyu̇(ə)r\

Definition of engendrure

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  the act of engendering

  2. 2 archaic :  descent, parentage; also :  origin, source

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Origin and Etymology of engendrure

engendrure from Middle English, from Middle French, from Old French engendreure, from engendrer to engender + -ure; engendure from Middle English, alteration of engendrure


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