butte

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English[edit]

Buttes
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Etymology[edit]

A butte.

Borrowing from French butte.

Noun[edit]

butte (plural buttes)

  1. (US) an isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Etymological sense of "target": feminine form of but.

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Noun[edit]

butte f (plural buttes)

  1. heap
    • Faire une butte autour des plants de pomme de terre.
  2. small hill

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