pellicule

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pellicula (small skin or hide), from pellis (a skin) +‎ -cula. Cognate with French pellicule, Spanish película.

Noun[edit]

pellicule (plural pellicules)

  1. A thin diaphanous fabric.
  2. skin, as of an onion or other plant

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pellicula (small skin or hide).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pe.li.kyl/, /pɛ.li.kyl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pellicule f (plural pellicules)

  1. film, skin, thin layer
    une pellicule de neige — a thin layer of snow

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