faucon

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French faulcon, from Old French falcun (falcon), from Late Latin falconem, accusative form of Late Latin falcō (falcon), from Frankish *falko (falcon, hawk), from Proto-Germanic *falkô (falcon), from from Proto-Indo-European *pol̑- (pale), from *pel- (fallow). Cognate with Old English fealca, fealcen (falcon). More at falcon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faucon m (plural faucons)

  1. falcon

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin falconis.

Noun[edit]

faucon m (oblique plural faucons, nominative singular faucons, nominative plural faucon)

  1. falcon (animal)
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See fauchon.

Noun[edit]

faucon m (oblique plural faucons, nominative singular faucons, nominative plural faucon)

  1. Alternative form of fauchon