étalon

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French estalon < Frankish *stallo, from *stall (stable) where the horse were kept. More at English stall.

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étalon m (plural étalons)

  1. stallion (uncastrated male horse)
  2. stallion (sexually active man)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French estalon < Frankish *stalo. Compare Middle Dutch stele, stael.

Noun[edit]

étalon m (plural étalons)

  1. standard (something used as a measure for comparative evaluations)
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