écot

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See also: Ê-cốt

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French escot, from Old French escot, escoz (payment), from Old Frankish *skot (tax, literally that which is thrown in), from Proto-Germanic *skutą (that which is thrown, shot, projectile, bullet, missile). Cognate with Old High German scoz (bullet, missile, projectile, javelin, shot), Old English scot, sceot (shot, lot, payment). More at scot.

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Noun[edit]

écot m (plural écots)

  1. share
  2. scot (tax)

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