sures

plural noun

su·​res
ˈsüˌrās
: southerly winds on the coasts of Chile and Peru

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, plural of sur south, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English sūth south

First Known Use

1758, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sures was in 1758

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“Sures.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sures. Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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