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foison

[foi-zuh n] /ˈfɔɪ zən/
noun, Archaic.
1.
abundance; plenty.
2.
abundant harvest.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English foisoun < Middle French foison < Latin fūsiōn- (stem of fūsiō) an outpouring. See fusion
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foison

/ˈfɔɪzən/
noun
1.
(archaic or poetic) a plentiful supply or yield
Word Origin
C13: from Old French, from Latin fūsiō a pouring out, from fundere to pour; see fusion
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