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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

composicion

  1. Alternative form of composicioun

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

First known attestation circa 1155[1], borrowed from Latin compositiō.

NounEdit

composicion f (oblique plural composicions, nominative singular composicion, nominative plural composicions)

  1. composition (entity made up of several previously separate components)
    • 1377, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine):
      c’est composicion est faicte de cole
      this composition is made of bile

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ composition” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).