époux

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French espos, espus, from Latin spōnsus, whose meaning was "promised, engaged"; displaced in that sense by fiancé.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.pu/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

époux m (plural époux, feminine épouse)

  1. spouse
  2. male spouse, husband

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