plural -s

Word History


Middle English ostringer, from Middle French otrucher, ostricier, from ostour, ostor hawk, from Medieval Latin auceptor, alteration (influenced by Latin avis bird) of Latin acceptor, alteration (influenced by Latin accipere to take, accept) of accipiter

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“Ostreger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ostreger. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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