plural -s

Word History


French, from Spanish sainete, literally, tidbit, delicacy, relish, spice, from saín grease, fat, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin saginum, from Latin sagina stuffing, food, fatness, fodder

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“Saynète.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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