œuf

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French œuf, from Old French oef, from Latin ōvum, from Proto-Italic *ōwom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm. Compare Catalan ou, Spanish huevo, Portuguese ovo, Italian uovo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /œf/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œf

Noun[edit]

œuf m (plural œufs)

  1. egg
  2. egg; ovum

Derived terms[edit]

Pages starting with “œuf”.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: oeuf
  • ? English: love

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French oef, from Latin ōvum, from Proto-Italic *ōwom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.

Noun[edit]

œuf m (plural œufs)

  1. egg; ovum

Descendants[edit]