épaule

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See also: epaule, épaulé, êpaule, and êpaûle

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French espaule, from Old French espalle, from Vulgar Latin *spatla[1], from Late Latin spathula (flat, broad piece)[2], diminutive of Latin spatha (straight sword) (whence French épée (sword)). Doublet of spatule, which was a borrowing.

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épaule f (plural épaules)

  1. (anatomy) shoulder

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Verb[edit]

épaule

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

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