Definition of euphroe
1 : a block or slat of wood perforated for the passage of the parts of a crowfoot
2 : tent slide
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Origin and Etymology of euphroe
Dutch juffrouw, juffer miss, madam, lady, euphroe, from Middle Dutch joncfrouwe, juffrouwe miss, madam, young lady; akin to Old Frisian jungfrouwe young lady, girl, Old High German jungfrouwa; all from a prehistoric West Germanic compound whose first constituent is represented by Old English geong young and whose second constituent is represented by Old High German frouwa mistress, lady
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