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#210989 - 05/17/13 10:28 AM exscind
Jackie Offline

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How did this word, so close orthographically to excise, and with the exact same meaning, come into being? Or did it come first and excise is the copycat?

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#210990 - 05/17/13 10:59 AM Re: exscind [Re: Jackie]
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Nope, they're from two different Latin verbs. Excise is from excaedere and exscind is from exscindere. Both with roughly the same meaning.
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#211014 - 05/18/13 09:30 PM Re: exscind [Re: Jackie]
Jackie Offline

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Thank you, sir.

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#211036 - 05/20/13 12:43 PM Re: exscind [Re: Jackie]
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You're welcome.

[Just now occurred to me that I have to post more to catch up with Faldo.]
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