seiche

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Swiss French seiche, perhaps from German Seiche (sinking).

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seiche (plural seiches)

  1. (hydrology) A short-term standing wave oscillation of the water level in a lake, characteristic of its geometry.

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sepia, from Ancient Greek σηπία (sēpía).

Noun[edit]

seiche f (plural seiches)

  1. cuttlefish

Etymology 2[edit]

Of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

seiche f (plural seiches)

  1. (hydrology) seiche

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sēpia, from Ancient Greek σηπία (sēpía).

Noun[edit]

seiche f (plural seiches)

  1. cuttlefish

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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seiche f (genitive seiche, plural seichean or seicheannan)

  1. hide, skin, pelt (animal)