demaine

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dominicus.

Adjective[edit]

demaine m ‎(oblique and nominative feminine singular demaine)

  1. seignorial; lordly
  2. possessive (indicating possession, ownership)

Etymology 2[edit]

Substantivation of the above adjective, or taken from Latin dominium.

Noun[edit]

demaine m ‎(oblique plural demaines, nominative singular demaines, nominative plural demaine)

  1. entourage of a king or another important person
  2. holdings (land)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (demaine)