poitrine

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French peitrine, Vulgar Latin *pectorina from the Classical Latin pectus, pectoris. Gradually replaced pis, now meaning udder.

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poitrine f (plural poitrines)

  1. chest (of body)
  2. breast (of body)
  3. breast (of poultry, as meat)

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