UNCLE , the
See also:brother of a
See also:father or
See also:mother, also the
See also:husband of one's aunt (i.e. the
See also:sister of a father or mother) . The French
See also:oracle, which appears in Anglo-French as uncle, comes from a
See also:Late Latin unculus, a shortened
See also:form of the Latin avunculus, a maternal uncle, the brother of one's mother . The word is a diminutive of avus, grandfather . The Latin for a paternal uncle is patruus . " Aunt" comes through the Old French aunte, ante, corrupted into the
See also:modern tante, from Latin amita, a father's sister, a paternal aunt, the maternal aunt being called matertera .
UNCTION (Lat. unctio, anointing, ungere, unguere, t...
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