jarret

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish *garra (leg) (compare Welsh garr), from Proto-Celtic *garrā, which is of uncertain origin; possibly sharing a Pre-Greek / substrate origin with Ancient Greek άκαρα (ákara, leg, shank).[1]

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Noun[edit]

jarret m (plural jarrets)

  1. back of the knee
  2. hock (joint)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Raymond (1985): Evidence for pre-Greek speech on Crete from Greek alphabetic sources, p. 296

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