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EtymologyEdit

From Old English ǣdre (a vein, artery; sinew), from Proto-Indo-European *ēt-er- (stomach, intestines). Cognates include (from Germanic) Old Saxon -āðara (Dutch ader), Old High German ādra (German Ader), Old Norse æðr (Swedish åder); (from Indo-European) Ancient Greek ἦτορ (êtor, heart), Latin uterus, Old Irish inathar (entrails).

NounEdit

edre (plural edren)

  1. A vein; a blood vessel.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: edder (dialectal)
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