lamproie

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French lamproie, from Medieval Latin lamprēda, of uncertain origin: possibly from Late Latin lampetra, from a combination of lambere ("lick") + petra ("stone"). Compare Spanish lamprea, Italian lampreda and Portuguese lampreia.

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Noun[edit]

lamproie f (plural lamproies)

  1. lamprey (a fish)

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

lamproie f (oblique plural lamproies, nominative singular lamproie, nominative plural lamproies)

  1. lamprey

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