cauchemar

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cauchemare, from Old French cauquemare; composed of two elements, cauche +‎ mar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔʃ.maʁ/, /koʃ.maʁ/[1]
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  • Homophone: cauchemars
  • Hyphenation: cauche‧mar

Noun[edit]

cauchemar m (plural cauchemars)

  1. nightmare

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "cauchemar" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).