coutume

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French coustume, from a Vulgar Latin contraction of Latin cōnsuētūdinem, accustive of cōnsuētūdō (custom), from cōnsuēscō (accustom, habituate; accustom oneself), itself from con- (with) + suēscō (become used or accustomed; accustom, train). Compare also Medieval Latin costuma. Cognate with costumbre in Spanish, costum in Catalan and costume in English, Portuguese and Italian.

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Noun[edit]

coutume f (plural coutumes)

  1. custom

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