banquise

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Most likely from a North Germanic language; confer Norwegian pakkis, Danish pakis, Swedish packis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɑ̃.kiz/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

banquise f (plural banquises)

  1. (geography) sea ice, pack ice, ice floe; ice field

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