aiguille

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French aiguille (needle).

Noun[edit]

aiguille (plural aiguilles)

  1. A needle-shaped peak.
  2. An instrument for boring holes, used in blasting.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin acūcula, from acus.

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Noun[edit]

aiguille f (plural aiguilles)

  1. (botany, costumery, medicine) needle
  2. needle (of compass); hand (of watch); spire (of church)
  3. (railway) point (UK), switch (US)

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Verb[edit]

aiguille

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

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