airain

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French arain, araim, aeren, from Vulgar Latin *arame(n) < *eramen, from Late Latin aerāmen, from Latin aes, from Proto-Italic *aos, early *ajos, from Proto-Indo-European *áyos, h₂éyos.

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Noun[edit]

airain m (plural airains)

  1. (literary, uncountable) any alloy based on bronze
  2. (literary, countable) object made of this alloy

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