bouquin

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Middle French boucquain (rare old book), from Middle Dutch *boeckin, *boeckijn (little book), diminutive of Middle Dutch boec (book), (compare Middle Dutch boecskin, boekelkin). More at book, -kin.

Noun[edit]

bouquin m (plural bouquins)

  1. (colloquial) book
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Etymology 2[edit]

Middle French boucquin (old billy goat), from bouc (he-goat) + -quin or -in.

Noun[edit]

bouquin m (plural bouquins)

  1. buck (male hare)
  2. buck (male rabbit)

Etymology 3[edit]

Middle French bouquin (mouth of a hunting horn), perhaps ultimately from Latin bucca (mouth).

Noun[edit]

bouquin m (plural bouquins)

  1. the part of a pipe carried in the mouth

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