rasure

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noun ra·sure \ˈrā-shər, -zhər\

Definition of rasure

Origin and Etymology of rasure

Middle English, borrowed from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French rasure, borrowed from Latin rāsūra, from rāsus (past participle of rādere “to scrape, scratch, pare away, shave”) + -ūra -ure — more at rase


First Known Use: 1508


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