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Old FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

engignier +‎ -eor.

NounEdit

engigneor m (oblique plural engigneors, nominative singular engigneors, nominative plural engigneor)

  1. deceiver; one who deceives

Etymology 2Edit

From engin or from Medieval Latin ingeniator, from Latin ingenium.

NounEdit

engigneor m (oblique plural engigneors, nominative singular engigneors, nominative plural engigneor)

  1. engineer
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Mult out [] carpentiers e engigneors
      There were many [] carpenters and engineers

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