aube

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

aube (plural aubes)

  1. Obsolete form of alb.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ob/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: aubes
  • Hyphenation: aube

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin alba, from Latin albus (white).

Noun[edit]

aube f (plural aubes)

  1. dawn
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin alba.

Noun[edit]

aube f (plural aubes)

  1. (religion) alb

Etymology 3[edit]

Probably from Vulgar Latin alapa (blow, slap, smack), of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

aube f (plural aubes)

  1. (technology) paddle, blade
  2. vane (of windmill)
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