achate

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See also: Achate and achaté

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French achat(purchase). See cates.

Noun[edit]

achate ‎(plural achates)

  1. (obsolete) Purchase; bargaining.
  2. (in the plural, obsolete) Purchases; provisions bought for a household, cates.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ix:
      The kitchin Clerke, that hight Digestion, / Did order all th’Achates in seemely wise, / And set them forth, as well he could deuise.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

achate ‎(plural achates)

  1. (obsolete) An agate.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Evelyn to this entry?)
    • Francis Bacon
      These following bodies do not draw: smaragd, achates, corneolus, pearl, jaspis, chalcedonius, alabaster, porphyry, coral, marble, touchstone, haematites, or bloodstone []

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

achatē

  1. ablative singular of achatēs
  2. vocative singular of achatēs

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

achate

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of achatar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of achatar
  3. first-person singular imperative of achatar
  4. third-person singular imperative of achatar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

achate

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