çucre

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin zuccarum, from Arabic سُكَّر (sukkar), from Persian شکر (šakar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā, ground or candied sugar”, originally “grit, gravel), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorkeh₂ (gravel, boulder).

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Noun[edit]

çucre m (oblique plural çucres, nominative singular çucres, nominative plural çucre)

  1. sugar (sweet crystalized powder)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (sucre, supplement)