Origin: OFr peintour
Origin: LME paynter < OFr pentour, ult. < L pendere, to hang: see pend
See painter in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English peintour
Origin: , probably from Old French pentoir, strong rope
Origin: , from pendre, to hang
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *pendere
Origin: , from Latin pendēre; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Alteration of panther.
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