canette

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French kanete (vase, pitcher for serving beer), a diminutive (with suffix -ette) of Medieval Latin cana, canna (can, jug, vessel), from Frankish *kanna (jug, pitcher, can), from Proto-Germanic *kannǭ (tankard, mug, can), from Proto-Indo-European *gandʰ-, *gan- (a vessel, tub). Cognate with Old High German channa (can), Old English canne (can). More at can.

Noun[edit]

canette f (plural canettes)

  1. can, tin, tin can

Etymology 2[edit]

From cane +‎ -ette.

Noun[edit]

canette f (plural canettes)

  1. duckling

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