éclore

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French esclore, from Vulgar Latin *exclaudere, as a variant of Latin exclūdere, present active infinitive of exclūdō (I shut out exclude; drive out, press, thrust out; hatch), based on claudō, claudere; equivalent to é- +‎ clore. Doublet of the borrowing exclure.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.klɔʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

éclore

  1. to hatch (for an egg)
  2. to bloom (for a flower)
  3. (figuratively) To hatch (to start, to begin existence)

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This verb is not conjugated in certain tenses.

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