guérison

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French garison (healing), guarir (to defend, protect, give health to), from Frankish *warjan (to defend, protect), from Proto-Germanic *warjaną (to defend, guard), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)werwǝ-, *wrū- (to cover, defend, guard). Cognate with Old High German werien (to defend, protect), Old English werian (to guard, keep, defend).

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Noun[edit]

guérison f (plural guérisons)

  1. recovery, healing

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