calembour

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French calembour.

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calembour ‎(plural calembours)

  1. A pun.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, possibly influenced by bourde(blunder).

Noun[edit]

calembour m ‎(plural calembours)

  1. pun (joke or type of wordplay)

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