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EtymologyEdit

From Old French macacre, macecle(slaughterhouse, butchery), from Medieval Latin mazacrium(massacre, slaughter, killing; the head of a newly killed stag), from Middle Low German *matskelen(to massacre), frequentive of matsken, matzgen(to cut, hew), from Proto-Germanic *maitaną(to cut), from Proto-Indo-European *mei-(small).

NounEdit

machacre m ‎(plural machacres)

  1. (Jersey) massacre

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