écume

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French and Old French escume (froth, foam), from Frankish *skūm (froth, foam), from Proto-Germanic *skūman (foam), from Proto-Indo-European *skew- (to cover, conceal). Cognate with Old High German scūm (froth, foam), Middle Dutch schūme (foam), Old Norse skum (lather). More at scum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

écume f (plural écumes)

  1. foam

Verb[edit]

écume

  1. first-person singular present indicative of écumer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of écumer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of écumer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of écumer
  5. second-person singular imperative of écumer

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