éponge

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See also: épongé and êponge

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French esponge, from Latin spongia, from Ancient Greek σπογγιά (spongiá).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.pɔ̃ʒ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

éponge f (plural éponges)

  1. sponge (creature)
  2. sponge (tool for washing)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

éponge

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

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