espandre

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin expandō.

Verb[edit]

espandre

  1. to spread out; to expand

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin expandō.

Verb[edit]

espandre

  1. to spread out
    • 1303, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine), page 171 of this essay:
      Tu dois entendre que matiere melancolique ou elle se espant par tout le corps
      Tu must understand that the melancholic material spreads around the whole body
  2. (of a flower) to blossom
  3. (figuratively) to destroy, to massacre

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]