cuvier

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Cuvier especially French naturalists Georges Cuvier and Frédéric Cuvier.

Adjective[edit]

cuvier

  1. Cuvier (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Cuvier's ..."

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French cuvier.

Noun[edit]

cuvier (plural cuviers)

  1. (oenology) Fermenting room of a winery

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuvier m (plural cuviers)

  1. vat

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