cerf-volant

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Noun[edit]

cerf-volant m (plural cerfs-volants)

  1. stag beetle
  2. kite (toy)
  3. (geometry) kite

Usage notes[edit]

Often used in puns because it is almost a homophone of cerveau lent ("slow brain")

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