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Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] rarus.

Adjective

rare (comparative rarer, superlative rarest)

Positive
rare

Comparative
rarer

Superlative
rarest

  1. Very uncommon; scarce.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Cooked very lightly, so the meat is still red (in the case of beef).
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Etymology 2

Varinat of rear.

Verb

Infinitive
to rare

Third person singular
rar

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to rare (third-person singular simple present rar, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To rear, rise up, start backwards.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 328:
      Frank pretended to rare back as if bedazzled, shielding his eyes with a forearm.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To rear, bring up, raise.

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French

Etymology

From Latin rarus

Pronunciation

Adjective

rare m. f.

  1. rare

Italian

Adjective

rare pl.

  1. Feminine form of raro.

Swedish

Adjective

rare

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of rar.

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