scissure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late Latin *scissura (fissure) (compare Italian scissura), from Latin scissurus (about to split), from scindo (I split).

Noun[edit]

scissure (plural scissures)

  1. A longitudinal opening made by cutting; a cleft; a fissure.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

scissure f

  1. plural form of scissura

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

scissūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of scissūrus