mêlée

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See also: melee

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Noun[edit]

mêlée (plural mêlées)

  1. Alternative spelling of melee

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French meslee, from an older form meslede, from Vulgar Latin *misculāta ("mixed"), feminine past participle of *misculō, ultimately from Latin misceō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mêlée f (plural mêlées)

  1. fray
  2. (rugby) scrum

Verb[edit]

mêlée f

  1. feminine past participle of mêler

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