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enclume

EtymologyEdit

From Latin incūs, incūdem, through a variant form *incūdō, incūdinem (compare Italian incudine). The intrusive -l- probably influenced by Latin inclūdō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

enclume f (plural enclumes)

  1. anvil (block used in blacksmithing)
  2. (anatomy) anvil, incus

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