cervelle

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cerebella, the plural of cerebellum (whence French cerveau) reinterpreted as a feminine singular.

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Noun[edit]

cervelle f (plural cervelles)

  1. (archaic or pejorative) brain (organ of thought)
    utilise ta cervelle, banane !
    use your brain, idiot!
  2. (cooking) brains

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Noun[edit]

cervelle f (plural cervelles)

  1. brain (anatomy)