|Word of the
|Definition--Something given; a gift
|Discussion--It's that time of year
again! Thanksgiving is over and the shopping season has begun. The search
is on for the perfect presents to present to our friends and family. And
we are all preparing to find out once again whether it is truly better to
give than to receive.
|Etymology--The term present
is probably borrowed from the Old French present. It comes from the
term en present, meaning to offer.
||Cadeau (m), present (m)|