tableau

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tableau, from Old French tablel (a surface which is used primarily for painting).

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Noun[edit]

tableau (plural tableaux or tableaus)

  1. A striking and vivid representation; a picture.
  2. A vivid graphic scene of a group of people arranged as in a painting.
  3. In solitaire card games, the main area, where random cards can be arranged.

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tableau m (plural tableaux)

  1. painting
  2. picture (a captured image)
  3. board (on which to write)
  4. table (arrangement of rows and columns)
  5. chart

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