racine

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See also: Racine and raciné

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Late Latin rādicīna (root), from Latin rādīx, rādīcis (root), from Proto-Italic *wrād-ī-, from Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂ds.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

racine f (plural racines)

  1. (of a tree) root
  2. (figuratively) root, origin
  3. (grammar) root
  4. (mathematics) root

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

racine

  1. inflection of raciner:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Descendants[edit]

  • Haitian Creole: rasin

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

racine

  1. Alternative form of raysyn