broche

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Noun[edit]

broche (plural broches)

  1. Obsolete form of brooch.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Vulgar Latin brocca, feminine substantive of Classical Latin brocchus (pointed, sharp), ultimately from Gaulish - see also Gaelic brog (awl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche f (plural broches)

  1. brooch, pin (jewellery)
  2. (cooking) spit

Verb[edit]

broche

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

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Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche

  1. brooch

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche f (invariable)

  1. (mycology) sheathed wood tuft (Kuehneromyces mutabilis (synonym: Pholiota mutabilis)).

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Vulgar Latin brocca, feminine substantive of Classical Latin brocchus (pointed, sharp).

Noun[edit]

broche f (plural broches)

  1. (cooking) spit

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin brocca, feminine substantive of Classical Latin brocchus (pointed, sharp).

Noun[edit]

broche f (oblique plural broches, nominative singular broche, nominative plural broches)

  1. brooch, pin (jewellery)
  2. (cooking) spit

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

broche m (plural broches)

  1. brooch
  2. clasp

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French broche.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche m (plural broches)

  1. clasp, brooch
  2. paperclip
  3. cuff link, cufflink

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