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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin excentricus, from ex- (away) + centrum (the centre).

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excentrique (plural excentriques)

  1. eccentric (away from the centre)
    Synonym: excentré
  2. (mathematics) eccentric (not having the same centre)
  3. (figuratively) eccentric (characterized by unusual behaviour), oddball

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