newcome

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English neowecomen, from Old English nīwcumen, nīwancumen (newly come, just arrived), equivalent to new- +‎ come.

Adjective[edit]

newcome (comparative more newcome, superlative most newcome)

  1. Just arrived; lately come.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English neowecomen, from Old English nīwcumen, nīwancumen (new-comer, neophyte, novice).

Noun[edit]

newcome (plural newcomes)

  1. A stranger newly arrived; a newcomer.
  2. (dialectal) The time at which any fruit comes into season.