Metzger

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Etymology[edit]

From metzen (to cut), from Middle High German meizen (to cut, kill), from Old High German meizan (to cut, hew), from Proto-Germanic *maitaną (to cut), from Proto-Indo-European *mei- (small). Akin to Old Norse meita (to cut), Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (maitan, to cut), Old English mīte (mite). More at mite.

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Metzger m (genitive Metzgers, plural Metzger)

  1. butcher

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