ostreger

noun

os·​tre·​ger
ˈästrə̇jə(r)
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

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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