tamis

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See also: tam-is and Tamis

English[edit]

Several metal tamises

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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.

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tamis (countable and uncountable, plural tamises)

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 A culinary strainer, originally made from worsted cloth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

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin tamisium, itself from Gaulish tamesium. Compare regional Italian tamiso.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ta.mi/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

tamis m (plural tamis)

  1. sieve, riddle

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  • English: tamis
  • Spanish: tamiz

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tamís

  1. sweetness

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