falaise

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French faleise, from Old Frankish *falisa, from Proto-Germanic *falisaz (rock, cliff), from Proto-Indo-European *pelis-, *pels- (rock, cliff). More at fell.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

falaise f (plural falaises)

  1. cliff (steep rock face)

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French faleise, of Germanic origins.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

falaise f (plural falaises)

  1. cliff