Origin of extern
Examples from the Web for extern
Historical Examples of extern
That a professed nun should be expected to feel personal and unspiritual interest in an extern!A Forgotten Hero
Emily Sarah Holt
Patrick blessed them, and said that the children they would bear to extern tribes would be illustrious.
Alis badio-fuscis; strigis duabus obliquis, extern abbreviat, albis.
A further proof perhaps of Puck's rural and extern character is the following rather trifling circumstance.The Fairy Mythology
Carin extern vald carinat cum sulco laterali ad utrumque latus.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)
Word Origin for extern
"outsider," c.1600, from French externe, from Latin externus (see external).