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Items such as pens, pencils, paper, glue, and envelopes. From Middle Latin “stationarius”=one who sells stationery.


French privateer (or pirate). From Middle Latin “cursarius”= pirate < Latin “cursus”=run a course.

A unit of time equal to one sixtieth of an hour. From Middle Latin “pars minuta prima”=first small part (sixtieth of a circle).

Short form of “influenza.” From Middle Latin “influentia”=influenced < Latin “in”=in + “fluere”=to flow.

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