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Word of the Day 01/04/18 Propine

Propine (verb, noun)
propine [verb proh-peen; noun proh-peen, -pahyn] Scot.


verb (used with object), propined, propining.
1. to offer as a present.

noun
2. a present; gift.


Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English propinen < Middle French propiner to give to drink, drink one's health < Latin propīnāre < Greek propī́nein to drink first, equivalent to pro- pro- + pī́nein to drink

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