ardouaise

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ardouaise f ‎(plural ardouaises)

  1. (Jersey) slate