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EtymologyEdit

From Old French occean, from Latin Ōceanus, from Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Ōkeanós).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔːsjan/, /ˈɔksjan/

NounEdit

occean (plural occeans)

  1. A large sea believed to encircle the world's land.
  2. Any ocean (large body of water)

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Middle FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

occean m (plural occeans)

  1. ocean (large body of water)

Old FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

occean m (oblique plural occeans, nominative singular occeans, nominative plural occean)

  1. ocean (large body of water)