boucan

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Etymology[edit]

From obsolete verb boucaner (to imitate the sound of the goat), from bouc (goat).

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boucan m (plural boucans)

  1. (informal) racket, hubbub (loud and unpleasant noise)
    Ce n'est pas bientôt fini ce boucan, on ne s'entend plus !
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    Ça a fait un de ces boucans !
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