rencounter

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verb ren·coun·ter \ren-ˈkau̇n-tər\

Definition of rencounter

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to meet casually

Origin and Etymology of rencounter

Middle French rencontrer to meet by chance or in hostility, from re- + encontrer to encounter


First Known Use: 1574

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