Definition of proverb in English:

proverb

Syllabification: pro·verb
Pronunciation: /ˈprävˌərb
 
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noun

Origin

Middle English: from Old French proverbe, from Latin proverbium, from pro- '(put) forth' + verbum 'word'.

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