laïque

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lāicus (lay, layman, laic), from Ancient Greek λαϊκός (laïkós, of the people), from λαός (laós, the people).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

laïque (masculine and feminine, plural laïques)

  1. lay, secular

Noun[edit]

laïque m, f (plural laïques)

  1. layman, layperson

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References[edit]

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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