merde

noun

sometimes vulgar

Word History

Etymology

French, from Old French, from Latin merda; perhaps akin to Lithuanian smirdėti to stink

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of merde was in 1907

Dictionary Entries Near merde

Cite this Entry

“Merde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/merde. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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