caillette

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

caille ("quail") +‎ -ette, because of the color of certain varieties of the bird.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caillette f (plural caillettes)

  1. abomasum
  2. curd (of milk to make cheese)
  3. frivolous gossiping woman

Verb[edit]

caillette

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

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