écume

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See also: écumé

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French and Old French escume(froth, foam), from a blend of Latin spūma and Frankish *skūm(froth, foam), from Proto-Germanic *skūmaz(foam), from Proto-Indo-European *skew-(to cover, conceal). Cognate with Old High German scūm(froth, foam), Middle Dutch schūme(foam), Old Norse skum(lather). Cf. also Catalan and Galician escuma. More at scum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

écume f ‎(plural écumes)

  1. foam

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

écume

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

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