cooing

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cooing

  1. present participle of coo

Noun[edit]

cooing (plural cooings)

  1. A coo; a cooing sound.

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cotōneum. Cognate with Occitan codoing and Italian cotogna.

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Noun[edit]

cooing m (oblique plural cooinz, nominative singular cooinz, nominative plural cooing)

  1. quince
    • c. 1150 CE, de Berneville, Guillaume, La vie de saint Gilles[1], lines 1925-1929:
      Cooinz, permeins, pesches e fies
      E alemandes e alies
      E autres fruiz assez plusurs,
      Ki jettent les bones flairurs.
      Quinces, pears, peaches, and figs,
      And almonds, and whitebeam berries,
      And a great many other fruits,
      which the good flowers produce.

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