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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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. windowpane
  5. bolt (crossbow projectile)

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Suits in French · couleurs (layout · text)
SuitHearts.svg SuitDiamonds.svg SuitSpades.svg SuitClubs.svg
cœur carreau pique trèfle

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

carreau m ‎(plural carreaux)

  1. (Jersey, card games) diamond