engeance

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French engier (grow) + -ance. First attested in the mid 15th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

engeance f (plural engeances)

  1. (dated) breed (of animals, especially those that fly)
  2. descendance, children, offspring
  3. sort, type (of people)
  4. mob, brood

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