runagate

noun
run·​a·​gate | \ ˈrə-nə-ˌgāt How to pronounce runagate (audio) \

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First Known Use of runagate

1547, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for runagate

alteration of renegate, from Medieval Latin renegatus — more at renegade

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“Runagate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/runagate. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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