[riverai] (s.xiii)

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[riverai] (s.xiii)


[ FEW: *3,199b ebraicus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: I530 ivraie (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  ray n.4; MED:  ray n.2; DMLBS: ]
reveray,  rineray (l. riverey) rinereye (l. rivereye)  
ls(loanword: M.E. (?))

The word is an otherwise unattested derivation of yverai with an unetymological prefix. The citation from Plant Names glosses as English but no such form is attested in Middle English.


1bot.darnel, corn-cockle
( MS: s.xiii )  lolium: voluptatem inebriantem; ruditatem, et est proprie herba que infatuat hominum, anglice darnel, gallice rinereye (l. rivereye), rinerey (l. riverey)  i 151
( MS: s.xv2 )  Zizannia: (C5) anglice reveray  268
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