machacre

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French macacre, macecle ‎(slaughterhouse, butchery), from Medieval Latin mazacrium ‎(massacre, slaughter, killing; the head of a newly killed stag), from Middle Low German *matskelen ‎(to massacre), frequentive of matsken, matzgen ‎(to cut, hew), from Proto-Germanic *maitaną ‎(to cut), from Proto-Indo-European *mei- ‎(small).

Noun[edit]

machacre m ‎(plural machacres)

  1. (Jersey) massacre

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