far·​del ˈfär-dᵊl How to pronounce fardel (audio)

Word History


Middle English, from Anglo-French, ultimately from Arabic farda part, bundle

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of fardel was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Fardel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fardel. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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