accouplement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French accouplement.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈkʌpəlmənt/
  • (US)
    (file)

Noun[edit]

accouplement (countable and uncountable, plural accouplements)

  1. (rare) The act of coupling, or the state of being coupled; union
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Caxton to this entry?)
  2. (rare) That which couples, as a tie or brace

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

accouplement m (plural accouplements)

  1. coupling, mating
  2. (mechanics) coupling

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