• In older uses, from Middle English orguile, from Old French orgueil, from Vulgar Latin *orgōllia, *orgōlla, from Frankish *uʀgōllju, from Proto-Germanic *uzgōljō. (Compare Old English orgol, orgel. For more, see or- + *gōl / gale.) Cognate with Old High German urguol, urguoli, urgilo and Spanish orgullo. In modern uses sometimes a fresh borrowing from French orgueil.

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