caitif

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cactivus, from Latin captivus and a Transalpine Gaulish cactos. Cognate with Old Provençal caitiu.

Noun[edit]

caitif m (oblique plural caitis, nominative singular caitis, nominative plural caitif)

  1. captive, prisoner

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