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pestis

English translation: plague

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Latin term or phrase:pestis
English translation:plague
Entered by: Rowan Morrell
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01:02 Jul 16, 2002
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: pestis
in a quote by Martin Luther
Naomi Foflygen
plague
Explanation:
This is the word from which we get "pestilence".
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Rowan Morrell
New Zealand
Local time: 00:17
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5 +7plagueRowan Morrell


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
plague


Explanation:
This is the word from which we get "pestilence".


    Reference: http://www.usna.edu/EnglishDept/poeperplex/metzing.htm
Rowan Morrell
New Zealand
Local time: 00:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 12
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  leff: and of course 'pest'
6 mins
  -> Yes indeedy!

agree  xxxjerryk
43 mins

agree  Antoinette Verburg: Yep. 'Living I have been your plague, dying I shall by your death'
4 hrs

agree  Piotr Kurek
4 hrs

agree  John Kinory: Yersinia pestis is the plague bacterium
5 hrs

agree  luskie
7 hrs

agree  xxxcmk
228 days
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