Avoutrer
Avoutrer \A*vou"trer\, n. See {Advoutrer}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • avoutrer — …   Useful english dictionary

  • adulterer — /euh dul teuhr euhr/, n. a person who commits adultery. [1350 1400; earlier adulter adulterer ( < L, back formation from adulterare to defile; see ADULTERATE) + ER1; r. ME avouter, avoutrer < OF < L] * * * …   Universalium

  • adultery — [14] Neither adultery nor the related adulterate have any connection with adult. Both come ultimately from the Latin verb adulterāre ‘debauch, corrupt’ (which may have been based on Latin alter ‘other’, with the notion of pollution from some… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • adulterer — (n.) early 15c., earlier avouter (c.1300), avoutrer (late 14c.), agent noun from obsolete verb adulter commit adultery; adulterate (late 14c.), from L. adulterare to corrupt (see ADULTERATION (Cf. adulteration)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • adultery — [14] Neither adultery nor the related adulterate have any connection with adult. Both come ultimately from the Latin verb adulterāre ‘debauch, corrupt’ (which may have been based on Latin alter ‘other’, with the notion of pollution from some… …   Word origins

  • adulterer — [ə dul′tər ər] n. [altered, after L adulterare, from ME avowterer, avouter < OFr avoutre < avoutrer, to commit adultery < L adulterare: see ADULTERATE] a person (esp. a man) guilty of adultery …   English World dictionary

  • adulterer — n. (fem. adulteress) a person who commits adultery. Etymology: obs. adulter (v.) f. OF avoutrer f. L adulterare: see ADULTERATE …   Useful english dictionary

  • advoutrer — /əd vowˈtrər/ and advoutry / tri/ obsolete forms intermediate between ↑avoutrer and ↑adulterer, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • advoutry — advoutrer /əd vowˈtrər/ and advoutry / tri/ obsolete forms intermediate between ↑avoutrer and ↑adulterer, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • advoutreradvoutry — advoutrer /əd vowˈtrər/ and advoutry / tri/ obsolete forms intermediate between avoutrer and adulterer, etc …   Useful english dictionary

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