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termagant

noun ter·ma·gant \ ˈtər-mə-gənt \

Definition of termagant

1 capitalized : a deity erroneously ascribed to Islam by medieval European Christians and represented in early English drama as a violent character
2 : an overbearing or nagging woman : shrew

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Origin and Etymology of termagant

Middle English


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termagant

adjective

Definition of termagant

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1546

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