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austère

See also: austere

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin austērus (dry, harsh, sour, tart), from Ancient Greek αὐστηρός (austērós, bitter, harsh), having the specific meaning "making the tongue dry" (originally used of fruits, wines), related to αὔω (aúō, to singe), αὖος (aûos, dry).

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AdjectiveEdit

austère (masculine and feminine, plural austères)

  1. austere

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