bâtard

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French bastard ‎(child of a nobleman by a woman other than his wife), from Medieval Latin bastardus ‎(illegitimate child), from Proto-Germanic *banstuz, *bunstuz ‎(a bond), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- ‎(to tie, bind) + -ard. Cognate with Old Frisian bōst ‎(marriage), Middle Dutch basture ‎(whore, prostitute) (from bast + hure).

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Noun[edit]

bâtard m ‎(plural bâtards, feminine bâtarde)

  1. a bastard (person born to unmarried parents)
  2. (botany) a hybrid plant
  3. a batard (short baguette)
  4. a mutt

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French bastard ‎(child of a nobleman by a woman other than his wife), from Medieval Latin bastardus ‎(illegitimate child), from Proto-Germanic *banstuz, *bunstuz ‎(a bond), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- ‎(to tie, bind).

Noun[edit]

bâtard m ‎(plural bâtards)

  1. (Jersey) bastard

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