engine

An automobile engine

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  • From Middle English engyn, from Anglo-Norman engine, Old French engin ("skill, cleverness, war machine"), from Latin ingenium ("innate or natural quality, nature, genius, a genius, an invention, (in {{cog")) a war-engine, battering-ram}}, from ingenitum, past participle of ingignĊ. Compare gin, ingenious.

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