English word exquisite comes from Latin quaero, and later Latin exquiro (I inquire into.. I seek out, search for or hunt up.).
Exquisite detailed word origin explanation
|quaero || Latin (lat) ||I ask, question, inquire.. I desire, require, want. I miss, lack. I seek, look for. I strive for; endeavor; seek to obtain. |
|exquiro || Latin (lat) ||I inquire into.. I seek out, search for or hunt up. |
|exquisitus || Latin (lat) || |
|exquisite || English (eng) ||(rare) Fop, dandy. [from early 20th c.] (obsolete) Carefully adjusted; precise; accurate; exact.. Especially fine or pleasing; exceptional.. Exceeding; extreme; keen, in a bad or a good sense.. Of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; fastidious.. Of special beauty or rare excellence.. Recherché; far-fetched; abstruse. |
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