girouette

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girouette

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Norse veðr-viti (weather indicator), from veðr (weather), and viti (indicator). Also attributed to Norman wirewire and wirewite at the origin of the dialectal term verguillon for girouette.

Noun[edit]

girouette f

  1. Weathercock (weather vane).
  2. (figuratively) A fickle person.

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