verre

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verre

  1. Inflected form of ver

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From Old French voirre most probably pronounced /vwɛr/, from Latin vitrum
The evolution of /wɛ/ into /ɛ/ is regular in French: see François, Français

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verre m (plural verres)

  1. (usually uncountable) glass (substance)
    Verre de couleur.
    1. symbol of fragility
      Ça casse comme le verre.
    2. symbol of transparency
      Une maison de verre.
  2. (countable) Object in this substance
    1. (optics) glass
      Des verres de lunettes.
    2. lens
      des verres grossissants.
    3. glass (drinking vessel)
      Un verre en cristal.
    4. its content
      On va boire un verre ?

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verre

  1. ablative singular of verrēs

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verre

  1. worse; comparative form of vond