chaleur

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chalor, from Latin calōrem, accusative singular of calor (warmth, heat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃa.lœʁ/
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  • Rhymes: -œʁ

Noun[edit]

chaleur f (plural chaleurs)

  1. (temperature) heat
    Il craint la chaleur.Keep out of the heat.
    (literally “it fears the heat”)
  2. heat (a state of sexual aggression)
    Les lapins sont en chaleur.The rabbits are in heat.

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