chanvre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chanvre, chenvre, inherited from Vulgar Latin *canapus, altered form of the Classical Latin cannabis, a borrowing from Ancient Greek κάνναβις (kánnabis). Doublet of cannabis, which was a later borrowing from Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃɑ̃vʁ/
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Noun[edit]

chanvre m (plural chanvres)

  1. hemp

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