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misericorde

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Etymology

Established 1200–50 from Middle English misericorde (an act of clemency) from Middle French from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] misericordia (pity)

Noun

Singular
misericorde

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  1. (Middle English) an act of clemency; pity, mercy.
  2. a misericord.

References

  • misericorde” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • misericorde” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

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