trébuchet

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trébuchet

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French trébuchet, from Old French trebuchet, trebuket (a trap), from trebuchier (to overthrow, topple), from tre- + *buchier, from Old French buc (trunk of the body), from Old Frankish *būk (belly, trunk, torso), from Proto-Germanic *būkaz (belly, abdomen, trunk), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰōw- (to blow, swell). Cognate with Old High German būh (belly), Old English būc (belly, trunk). More at bouk.

Noun[edit]

trébuchet m (plural trébuchets)

  1. trebuchet