moineau

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Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

moineau (plural moineaus)

  1. A small flat bastion, raised in the middle of an overlong curtain.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From moine (because of its plumage).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moineau m (plural moineaux)

  1. sparrow
  2. (fortifications) (type of) small bastion

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