maison-dieu

noun

mai·​son-dieu
ˌmāˌzōⁿˈdyə̇
plural maisons-dieu
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Word History

Etymology

Middle English mesondieu, masondewe, from Middle French meson-Dieu, maison-Dieu, from Old French, from maison house + Dieu God (from Latin deus god)

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“Maison-dieu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maison-dieu. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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