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From Middle English storie, storye, from Anglo-Norman estorie, from Late Latin storia, an aphetic form of Latin historia (history; story), from Ancient Greek ἱστορία (historía, history), from ῐ̔στορέω (historéō, I inquire), from ἵστωρ (hístōr, one who knows, wise one), from Proto-Hellenic *wístōr, from Proto-Indo-European *wéydtōr (knower, wise person), from *weyd- (to see). Compare history and storey (floor of a building).

Middle English

Borrowed from Old French estoree, past participle of estorer. Alternatively, the same word as storie.