abattant

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adjective and noun derived from the present participle of abattre, relating to the obsolete meaning "put horizontal", in which it has been replaced by rabattre.

Adjective[edit]

abattant m (feminine abattante, masculine plural abattants, feminine plural abattantes)

  1. Flat and articulated so it can move from a horizontal to a vertical position.

Noun[edit]

abattant m (plural abattants)

  1. A lid or flap which can move from a horizontal to a vertical position.
  2. A toilet lid.
  3. (rare) Any sort of flap.

Usage notes[edit]

Verb[edit]

abattant

  1. Present participle of abattre.

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