écrevisse

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From Old French crevice, from Frankish *krebitja ‎(crayfish), diminutive of Old Frankish *krebit ‎(crab), from Proto-Germanic *krabitaz ‎(crab, cancer), from Proto-Indo-European *grebʰ-, *gerebʰ- ‎(to scratch, crawl). Akin to Old High German krebiz ("edible crustacean, crab"; > Modern German Krebs ‎(crab)), Middle Low German krēvet ‎(crab), Dutch kreeft ‎(crayfish, lobster), Old English crabba ‎(crab).

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écrevisse f ‎(plural écrevisses)

  1. crayfish, crawfish

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