bitume

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French bitume

Noun[edit]

bitume ‎(uncountable)

  1. (poetic, obsolete) bitumen
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

bitume m ‎(plural bitumes)

  1. bitumen

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Verb[edit]

bitume

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bitumer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of bitumer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of bitumer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of bitumer
  5. second-person singular imperative of bitumer

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bitūmen, from Gaulish[1] *bitu (compare Scottish Gaelic bìth ‘resin, gum’) and -ūmen from Latin ferrūmen ‘cement, glue’.

Noun[edit]

bitume m ‎(plural bitumi)

  1. bitumen

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References[edit]

  1. ^ bitumen ex ea Galli excoquunt; Pliny, 16, 75.