meregrot

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Late Latin margarita, recast by folk etymology as though mere (sea) +‎ grot (particle). Compare also Old Saxon merigrita, merigriota (pearl), Old High German merigrioz (onion), and contrast Old Norse hafnýra (pearl, literally sea-kidney).

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Noun[edit]

meregrot n

  1. a pearl

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