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Subject:  A Language "Curiosity" Date:  7/25/2017  7:59 PM
Author:  zuzu3 Number:  122 of 132

Regime (meaning--governing group), and
Regiment (meaning--type of military unit)
both came into English from French, yet the word that lies between them--
Regimen (meaning--course of treatment) came to English directly from Latin, not from French!

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