ERIC

Etymology

Proper noun

Eric

A male given name from Germanic languages.

Anagrams

• RICE, Rice, cire, icer, rice

Etymology

Noun

eric (plural erics)

(historical) A fine paid as compensation for violent crimes.

Anagrams

• RICE, Rice, cire, icer, rice

Proper noun

ERIC

Initialism of Education Resources Information Center.

Initialism of European Research Infrastructure Consortium.

Anagrams

• RICE, Rice, cire, icer, rice

Source: Wiktionary


Er"i*ach, Er"ic, n. Etym: [Ir. eiric.] (Old Irish Law)

Definition: A recompense formerly given by a murderer to the relatives of the murdered person.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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CLOUDED

(adjective) made troubled or apprehensive or distressed in appearance; “his face was clouded with unhappiness”


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