pacifier

EnglishEdit

 
baby pacifier

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From pacify +‎ -er.

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NounEdit

pacifier (plural pacifiers)

  1. Someone or something that pacifies. [from 16th c.]
  2. (Canada, US) A rubber or plastic device imitating a nipple that goes into a baby’s mouth, used to calm and quiet the baby. [from 20th c.]
    Synonyms: dummy, (UK, Australia, NZ) comforter, (Canada, Ireland) soother; see also Thesaurus:pacifier

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pācificō, pācificāre, from pāx (peace).

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VerbEdit

pacifier

  1. to pacify

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