ardoise

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Etymology[edit]

From vernacular Late Latin of Northern France *ardesia, possibly from Gaulish root *ard(u)- (high, in altitude), found also in Ardu-enna (the Ardennes), a region where slate has been quarried for centuries.

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ardoise f (plural ardoises)

  1. slate
  2. a small, portable chalkboard
  3. (figuratively) an unpaid bill

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