bélître

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bellitre, belistre, belleudre, from Middle Dutch bedelster, bedelare (beggar), from Middle Dutch bedelen (to beg), from Old Dutch *bedulon, from Proto-Germanic *bedulōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /be.litʁ/
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Noun[edit]

bélître m (plural bélîtres)

  1. A worthless person
  2. A rascal
  3. A beggar