transfigurement

[ trans-fig-yer or, esp. British, -fig-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF transfigurement
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WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old French transfigurer (12c.), from Latin transfigurare "change the shape of," from trans- "across" (see trans-) + figurare "to form, fashion," from figura "to form, shape," from figura "a shape, form, figure" (see figure (n.)). Related: Transfigured; transfiguring.

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