bièvre

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See also: bievre

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From Middle French bievre, from Old French bievre (beaver), from Old Frankish *bever, *bibar (beaver), from Proto-Germanic *bebruz (beaver), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰébʰrus (beaver). Akin to Old High German bibar (German Biber (beaver)), Middle Dutch bēver (Dutch bever (beaver)), Old English beofor (beaver). More at beaver.

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bièvre m (plural bièvres)

  1. (archaic or dialectal) beaver (mammal)

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