béotien

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Béotie +‎ -ien

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /be.ɔ.sjɛ̃/
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Adjective[edit]

béotien (feminine singular béotienne, masculine plural béotiens, feminine plural béotiennes)

  1. (historical) Boeotian (Pertaining to Boeotia)
  2. (by extension, derogatory) Boeotian, philistine (lacking in appreciation for art or culture)
    Synonyms: rustre, inculte

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

béotien m (plural béotiens)

  1. Boeotian (dialect)
  2. (derogatory) Boeotian, philistine
  3. (informal) layperson

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