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EtymologyEdit

The modern sense of shooting derives jocularly from the older culinary sense, which is from Vulgar Latin *exparō, formed as ex- (intensive prefix) +‎ parō (I prepare).

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sparare

  1. (intransitive) to shoot, to fire
  2. (transitive) to shoot, to fire, to discharge, pipe up
  3. to cut open the belly with a long incision of game, fish or meat, to clean the inside before butchering

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