acariâtre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Saint Acaire, bishop of Noyon, or from a- +‎ Ancient Greek χάρις (kháris, grace) +‎ -âtre (pejorative suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ka.ʁjɑtʁ/
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  • Rhymes: -jɑtʁ

Adjective[edit]

acariâtre (plural acariâtres)

  1. cantankerous, ill-tempered, shrewish

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