bénard

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From an obsolent adjective bernard (foolish, stupid)

Adjective[edit]

bénard (feminine singular bénarde, masculine plural bénards, feminine plural bénardes)

  1. (dated, of a lock) That can be opened from either side using the same key

Etymology 2[edit]

From Auguste Bénard, name of a nineteenth-century tailor who designed a popular type of pants

Noun[edit]

bénard m (plural bénards)

  1. (slang) Pants

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