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ray

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
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The ray that means ‘beam of light’ is a medieval word going back to Latin radius ‘spoke, ray’, the

Reference Entry.  79 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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