the usual form of Latin dis- in Old Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Provençal, French.
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- des moines,
- des plaines,
- des prés,
- des prés, josquin,
- des res,
- desaix de veygoux,
- desaix de veygoux, louis charles antoine,
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper