tamis

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French tamis, from Middle French tamis, from Old French tamis, from Medieval Latin tamisium, from Frankish *tamis, *tamusi, from Proto-Germanic *tamusį̄ (sieve; strainer; sile). Cognate with Old High German zemis (dialectal German Zims), Dutch teems (sieve), West Frisian teams, tiems, German Low German Teemse, Teems, Old English temes, Old English temesian (to sieve; sift). More at temse.

Noun[edit]

tamis (plural tamises)

  1. A culinary strainer made from worsted cloth
  2. The cloth itself; tammy.

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Noun[edit]

tamis

  1. sweetness