batement

n.

mid-15c., shortening of abatement.


Nearby words

  1. bateau neck,
  2. bated,
  3. bated breath,
  4. bateleur,
  5. bateleur eagle,
  6. batement light,
  7. bates,
  8. batesian mimicry,
  9. bateson,
  10. batf

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