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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary . This is a map of the wheel-ruts of modern English. Etymologies are not definitions; they're explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago. The dates beside a word indicate the earliest year for which there is a surviving written record of that word (in English, unless otherwise ...

  2. Etymology definition, the derivation of a word. See more.

  3. The word derives, via French and Latin, from Greek χαμαίμηλον ("earth apple"). The more common British spelling "camomile", corresponding to the immediate French source, is the older in English, while the spelling "chamomile" more accurately corresponds to the ultimate Latin and Greek source.

  4. Religion definition, a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs.

  5. Latin via English (ultimately from Greek) Georgius: The feminine Latin form of "George", named after King George II of Great Britain. It was also a reference to Saint George, whose name was derived from the Greek word georgos meaning 'husbandman' or 'farmer' from ge 'earth' + ergon 'work'. Hawaii: December 29, 1879: Hawaiian: Hawaiʻi

  6. › wiki › Empty_stringEmpty string - Wikipedia

    Formal theory. Formally, a string is a finite, ordered sequence of characters such as letters, digits or spaces. The empty string is the special case where the sequence has length zero, so there are no symbols in the string.

  7. rape: [noun] an Old World herb (Brassica napus) of the mustard family grown as a forage crop and for its seeds which yield rapeseed oil and are a bird food — compare canola.

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