douceur

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

douceur (plural douceurs)

  1. Gentleness and sweetness of manner; agreeableness.
  2. A gift for service done or to be done; an honorarium; a present; sometimes, a bribe.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French dolçor, from Late Latin dulcor, dulcōrem, from Latin dulcis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

douceur f (plural douceurs)

  1. softness, tenderness
  2. sweetness

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