bêche-de-mer

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See also: Bêche-de-Mer

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bêche-de-mer.

Noun[edit]

bêche-de-mer (plural bêches-de-mer)

  1. Synonym of sea cucumber

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of Portuguese bicho do mar (sea worm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛʃ.də.mɛʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bêche-de-mer f (plural bêches-de-mer)

  1. sea cucumber
    Synonyms: concombre de mer, holothurie

Descendants[edit]

  • English: bêche-de-mer