Opiniaster
Opiniaster O`pin*ias"ter, Opiniatre O`pin*ia"tre, a. [OF. opiniastre, F. opini[^a]tre. See {Opinion}.] Opinionated. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

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  • Opiniatre — Opiniaster O pin*ias ter, Opiniatre O pin*ia tre, a. [OF. opiniastre, F. opini[^a]tre. See {Opinion}.] Opinionated. [Obs.] Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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