moiste

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French moiste.

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moiste (plural and weak singular moiste, comparative moister, superlative moistest)

  1. moist, wet, soaked
  2. wettened, moistened
  3. (alchemy, medicine) Something that is considered alchemically wet/moist

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  • English: moist

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a cross between Vulgar Latin *mucidus (from Latin mūcidus) with forms of *mustum; cf. *mustidus.

Adjective[edit]

moiste m (oblique and nominative feminine singular moiste)

  1. damp; wet; clammy; moist

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