bête de somme

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bête + de + somme (pack, packsaddle), which is from Vulgar Latin *salma, from Latin sagma (packsaddle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛt də sɔm/
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Noun[edit]

bête de somme f (plural bêtes de somme)

  1. beast of burden (animal that carries or pulls heavy loads)