Etymology

1. prairie

noun. ['ˈprɛri'] a treeless grassy plain.

Etymology

  • prairie (French)
  • praerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Prairie

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How do you spell prairie? Is it prarie ?

A common misspelling of prairie is prarie

Example sentences of the word prairie


1. Noun, singular or mass
The trail starts in a wet prairie before going through a swamp along a hammock.

2. Verb, base form
Shine the red light in a circular motion into the field or prairie around you.

Quotes containing the word prairie


1. To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,One clover, and a bee,And revery.The revery alone will do,If bees are few.
- Emily Dickinson, The Complete Poems

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