poisson

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See also: poison and Poisson

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French and Old French, from an older form peis, from Latin piscis, see below. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ-.

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poisson m (plural poissons)

  1. fish (marine animal)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as pescion in 980, from peis +‎ -on, peis being from Latin piscis. Peis probably evolved into pescion to avoid confusion with its homonym peis (peace).

Noun[edit]

poisson m (oblique plural poissons, nominative singular poissons, nominative plural poisson)

  1. fish

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