fourneau

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

fourneau

  1. (military) The chamber of a mine in which the powder is placed.

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French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of four (oven), or possibly from a Vulgar Latin furnellus, from Latin furnus. Compare Italian fornello.

Noun[edit]

fourneau m (plural fourneaux)

  1. stove (cooker)

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

fourneau m (plural fourneaulx)

  1. furnace