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extravagant

Julia Cresswell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547920
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727801
extravagant

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Extravagant came to us from medieval Latin extravagari, from extra- ‘outside’ and vagari ‘to wander’ (the source

Reference Entry.  91 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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