échine

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See also: echine and échiné

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French eschine, from Frankish *skina, from Germanic. Compare German Schienbein (tibia).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

échine f (plural échines)

  1. spinal column; backbone; spine of an animal

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Verb[edit]

échine

  1. first-person singular present indicative of échiner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of échiner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of échiner
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of échiner
  5. second-person singular imperative of échiner

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