abattant

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adjective and noun derived from the present participle of abattre, relating to the obsolete meaning "put horizontal", in which it has been replaced by rabattre.

Adjective[edit]

abattant m (feminine singular abattante, masculine plural abattants, feminine plural abattantes)

  1. flat and articulated so it can move from a horizontal to a vertical position

Noun[edit]

abattant m ‎(plural abattants)

  1. a lid or flap which can move from a horizontal to a vertical position
  2. a toilet lid
  3. (rare) any sort of flap

Usage notes[edit]

Verb[edit]

abattant

  1. present participle of abattre

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