rasure

noun
ra·​sure | \ ˈrā-shər How to pronounce rasure (audio) , -zhər \

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First Known Use of rasure

1508, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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

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“Rasure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rasure. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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