rasure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman rasure, Middle French rasure, from Latin rasura (scraping, shaving), from the participle stem of radere (to scrape, shave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rasure (plural rasures)

  1. (now rare, law) Scraping the surface of a parchment etc. in order to erase something from the document; erasure, more generally.
  2. (now rare) Obliteration, destruction.
  3. (obsolete) Shaving the head, or an instance of this; a tonsure.

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

rāsūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of rāsūrus

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

rasure f (oblique plural rasures, nominative singular rasure, nominative plural rasures)

  1. scrapings

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

rasure

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of rasurar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of rasurar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of rasurar.