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Origin: Middle English cidre, sider ; from Old French sidre, cidere ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin sicera ; from Ecclesiastical Greek sikera, an intoxicating drink, of Semitic origin, originally , as inch(es) Akkadian ikaru, barley beer, Classical Hebrew (language) shēkār, strong drink of grain and honey ; from shākar, to become intoxicated
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Origin: Middle English sidre, from Old French, from Late Latin sīcera, intoxicating drink, from Greek sikera, of Semitic origin; see škr in Semitic roots.
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