occean

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French occean, from Latin Ōceanus, from Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Ōkeanós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔːsjan/, /ˈɔksjan/

Noun[edit]

occean (plural occeans)

  1. A large sea believed to encircle the world's land.
  2. Any ocean (large body of water)

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Middle French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

occean m (plural occeans)

  1. ocean (large body of water)

Old French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

occean m (oblique plural occeans, nominative singular occeans, nominative plural occean)

  1. ocean (large body of water)