belle-mère

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From belle- +‎ mère.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛl.mɛʁ/
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Noun[edit]

belle-mère f (plural belles-mères)

  1. mother-in-law
  2. stepmother
    Synonym: (dated) marâtre
    Antonym: (dated) parâtre

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