visage

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Borrowing from Anglo-Norman and borrowing from Old French visage, from vis, from Vulgar Latin as if *visāticum, from Latin visus(a look, vision), from vidēre(to see); see vision.

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visage ‎(plural visages)

  1. Countenance; appearance; one's face.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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From Old French visage, from vis (from Latin visus) + -age, or possibly a Vulgar Latin *visāticum.

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visage m ‎(plural visages)

  1. face (anatomy)

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Middle English[edit]

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Borrowing from Old French visage.

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visage (plural visages)

  1. (anatomy) face

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vis +‎ -age, or possibly from a Vulgar Latin *visāticum, from Latin visus. Compare Old Provençal vizatge.

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visage m ‎(oblique plural visages, nominative singular visages, nominative plural visage)

  1. (anatomy) face

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