ceinture

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See also: ceinturé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French ceinture. Doublet of cincture.

Noun[edit]

ceinture (plural ceintures)

  1. A belt or girdle.
    • 2018, Will Eaves, Murmur, Canongate 2018, p. 96:
      Beneath the cape she wears a bell-sleeved purple gown with gold ceinture.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ceinture, inherited from Latin cinctūra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɛ̃.tyʁ/
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Noun[edit]

ceinture f (plural ceintures)

  1. belt (item of clothing)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cinctūra.

Noun[edit]

ceinture f (oblique plural ceintures, nominative singular ceinture, nominative plural ceintures)

  1. belt

Descendants[edit]

  • French: ceinture
  • Norman: cheintuthe (through Old Northen French variant)