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Etymology of the English word saccule

the English word saccule
derived from the Classical Latin word sacculus (a little bag; little bag; purse; sachet)
derived from the Latin word saccus (sack; bag; sack, bag; wallet)
derived from the Greek word sakkos, σάκκος ('sack'-cloth; mohair (the material or garments made of it, worn as a sign of grief))
derived from the Phoenician word saq

Date

The earliest known usage of saccule in English dates from the 19th century.

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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