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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[http://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=English#ca._1100-1500_.09THE_MIDDLE_ENGLISH_PERIOD Middle English]], from [[Latin]] attributus, past participle of attribuere to attribute, from ad- + tribuere to bestow — more at tribute
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[https://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=English#ca._1100-1500_.09THE_MIDDLE_ENGLISH_PERIOD Middle English]], from [[Latin]] attributus, past participle of attribuere to attribute, from ad- + tribuere to bestow — more at tribute
 
*Date: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_century 14th century]
 
*Date: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_century 14th century]
  

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Etymology

Middle English], from Latin attributus, past participle of attribuere to attribute, from ad- + tribuere to bestow — more at tribute

  • 1 : an inherent characteristic; also : an accidental quality
  • 2 : an object closely associated with or belonging to a specific person, thing, or office <a scepter is the attribute of power>; especially : such an object used for identification in painting or sculpture
  • 3 : a word ascribing a quality