calvaire

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin calvāria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kal.vɛʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

calvaire m (plural calvaires)

  1. (Christianity) calvary
  2. (figuratively) ordeal
    Synonym: torture

Interjection[edit]

calvaire

  1. (Quebec, vulgar) fuck, fucking hell, bloody hell

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