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sarrazin

[sar-uh-zin]
noun
  1. buckwheat(defs 1–3).
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Origin of sarrazin

1680–90; < French (blé) sarrasin Saracen (wheat)
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Examples from the Web for sarrazin

Historical Examples

  • Sarrazin, 1885, note on l. 10 of the two versions in Northern dialect.

    Early Theories of Translation

    Flora Ross Amos

  • Sarrazin's attempt to prove such corruption is an entire failure.

    Beowulf

    R. W. Chambers

  • Do you know that he is a descendant of the French poet Sarrazin?

  • Delicately and mercifully Mr. Sarrazin answered that sad appeal.

    The Evil Genius

    Wilkie Collins

  • Mr. Sarrazin shook his head; he had a case of copyright in hand just then.

    The Evil Genius

    Wilkie Collins