carreau

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French quarel, from Vulgar Latin *quadrellus from Classical Latin quadrus. Compare Italian quadrello, Spanish cuadrillo.

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Noun[edit]

carreau m (plural carreaux)

  1. square (as a geometrical shape)
  2. (card games) diamonds (card suit)
  3. tile, (compare with carrelage, meaning tiles or tiling)
  4. window-pane
  5. bolt (crossbow projectile)

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French quarel, from Vulgar Latin *quadrellus from Classical Latin quadrus.

Noun[edit]

carreau m (plural carreaux)

  1. (card games) diamond