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elegancy

[ el-i-guhn-see ]
/ ˈɛl ɪ gən si /
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noun, plural el·e·gan·cies.
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Origin of elegancy

From the Latin word ēlegantia, dating back to 1525–35. See elegant, -ancy

OTHER WORDS FROM elegancy

hy·per·el·e·gan·cy, nounsu·per·el·e·gan·cy, noun, plural su·per·el·e·gan·cies.
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