églefin

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Alteration of Middle French esclefin (probably after aigle), originally borrowed from Middle Dutch schelvisch, corresponding to schelp (shell) + vis (fish).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.ɡlə.fɛ̃/, /ɛ.ɡlə.fɛ̃/

Noun[edit]

églefin m (plural églefins)

  1. haddock

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References[edit]

  • Bomhoff, Dirk (1832): A New Dictionary of the English and Dutch Language: To which are Added a Catalogue of the Most Usual Proper Names and a List of the Irregular Verbs, Volume 2

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