bellique

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bellicus.

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bellique (masculine and feminine, plural belliques)

  1. (obsolete) Of or pertaining to war.
    • 1555, Nostradamus, Les Prophéties, 35th quatrain of the 1st Century, reputated to have predicted the death of king Henri II of France in a tournament.
      Le lion jeune le vieux surmontera ;
      En champ bellique par singulier duelle,
      Dans cage d’or ses yeux lui crèvera,
      Deux plaies une, puis mourir, mort cruelle.

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