papillote

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French papillote.

Noun[edit]

papillote (plural papillotes)

  1. a small bit of foil, which is wrapped around food during cooking
  2. (hair styling) a small piece of paper on which women roll up their hair to make it curl

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From papillon with a change of suffix to -ote.

Noun[edit]

papillote f (plural papillotes)

  1. foil wrapped around food during cooking
    rougets en papillotes.
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    1. Meal cooked in a foil
      papillotes de veau.
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  2. (hair styling) a small piece of paper on which women roll up their hair to make it curl
    Mettre des papillotes sur la tête.
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    1. curly hair obtained with this method
      Elle était nu-tête, de longues papillotes à l'anglaise, d'un blond cendré, tombaient avec une grâce exquise sur ses épaules décolletées.
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    2. (in particular) curly sideburns, payot
      Les papillotes traditionnelles des Juifs orthodoxes s'appellent les "péoths" ou "peyots".
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  3. Vividly coloured paper wrap for crackers and other sweets.
    Bonbon enveloppé dans sa papillote.
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    1. sweet wrapped with a papillote.
      Elle nous donnait en guise d'étrennes, à chacun, une papillote de chocolat...
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Verb[edit]

papillote

  1. first-person singular present indicative of papilloter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of papilloter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of papilloter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of papilloter
  5. second-person singular imperative of papilloter

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pāpiliō (compare French papillon, with the same meaning).

Noun[edit]

papillote f (plural papillotes)

  1. butterfly

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

papillote f (plural papillotes)

  1. papillote