deuil

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of Old French duel, which probably came from Latin dolus or from Vulgar Latin *dolium, from Latin cordolium ("sorrow of the heart"), from dolor.

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Noun[edit]

deuil m (plural deuils)

  1. bereavement
  2. (uncountable) mourning
    deuil national - national mourning
  3. mourning (clothes)
    • 1940, E. M. Cioran, La Crépescule des Pensées
      De naissance je porte un deuil — le deuil de ce monde —
  4. funeral procession

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