-eau

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See also: Eau, eau, EAU, and ÉAU

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ellus or -ellum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eau m (feminine -elle) (feminine plural: -elles; masculine plural: -eaux;)

  1. forming diminutive masculine nouns, especially with the sense "young animal"
    e.g. éléphantéléphanteau
    e.g. zèbrezébreau

Derived terms[edit]