eterne

[ ih-turn ]
/ ɪˈtɜrn /
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adjective Archaic.


Nearby words

  1. eternal city,
  2. eternal city, the,
  3. eternal triangle,
  4. eternalize,
  5. eternally,
  6. eternity,
  7. eternity ring,
  8. eternize,
  9. etesian,
  10. etf

Origin of eterne

1325–75; Middle English < Latin aeternus, contraction of aeviternus, equivalent to aev(um) age + -i- -i- + -ternus, extended form of -ernus suffix of temporal adjectives

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British Dictionary definitions for eterne

eterne

/ (ɪˈtɜːn) /

adjective

an archaic or poetic word for eternal

Word Origin for eterne

C14: from Old French, from Latin aeternus

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