autruche

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ostruce, according to the TLFi, a semi-learned borrowing from Vulgar Latin *austrūthiō, from Latin avis (bird) + strūthiō (ostrich), from Ancient Greek στρουθίων (strouthíōn). Compare Spanish avestruz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /o.tʁyʃ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

autruche f (plural autruches)

  1. ostrich

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ostruce, a semi-learned borrowing from Vulgar Latin *austrūthiō, from Latin avis (bird) + strūthiō (ostrich), from Ancient Greek στρουθίων (strouthíōn).

Noun[edit]

autruche f (plural autruches)

  1. (Jersey) ostrich