épave

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantivization of Old French espave, from Latin expavidus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.pav/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

épave f (plural épaves)

  1. wreck (ship, car, etc.)
  2. (figuratively) human wreck, basket case
  3. wreckage, piece of wreckage; flotsam
  4. (law) derelict
  5. ruins

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