hampe

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alteration of Old French hante, influenced by Latin hasta.

Noun[edit]

hampe f (plural hampes)

  1. pole (for flag etc.; shaft (of lance)
  2. downstroke, upstroke (of letter)
  3. (botany) scape

Etymology 2[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Noun[edit]

hampe f (plural hampes)

  1. flank (of beef)
  2. breast (of stag)

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