agace

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See also: agacé

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French agace, from Old French agace (magpie), from Frankish *agattjā or Old High German agaza (magpie), ultimately perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp, pointed). Compare Occitan agaça, gacha, Italian gazza, and possibly Catalan garsa.

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Noun[edit]

agace f (plural agaces)

  1. (dialectal, France, Belgium) magpie

Etymology 2[edit]

From agacer.

Verb[edit]

agace

  1. inflection of agacer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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