étuve

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French estuve, from Old French estuve (room for steam baths), from Medieval Latin *stuba (whence Occitan estuba), from Old Frankish *stuba (room, heated room), from Proto-Germanic *stubō (room, heated room, living room). Cognate with Old High German stupa, stuba (German Stube (room)), Old English stofa, stofu (bathroom, bathhouse), Old Norse stofa (whence Icelandic stofa (living room) and Danish and Norwegian stue). More at stove.

Noun[edit]

étuve f (plural étuves)

  1. drying oven
  2. sauna
  3. (figuratively) a hot place; an oven
  4. (historical) public baths

Verb[edit]

étuve

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

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