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  • noun obsolete, anatomy The wrist.
  • noun palmistry The lines or wrinkles running across the wrist at the base of the palm.

Etymologies

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From Middle French rachette, rascette, from Late Latin racheta, rasceta ("wrist, ankle"), diminutive of rasca, from Arabic راحة ("palm of the hand").

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