chevalier

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English. Borrowing from Old French chevalier, from Late Latin caballarius, from Latin caballus.

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Noun[edit]

chevalier ‎(plural chevaliers)

  1. A cavalier; a knight.
  2. In tarot cards, the card between the valet and the dame

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French chevalier, from Old French chevalier, from Late Latin caballārius, from Latin caballus. Doublet of cavalier.

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Noun[edit]

chevalier m ‎(plural chevaliers)

  1. knight
  2. sandpiper (bird)

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chevalier.

Noun[edit]

chevalier m (plural chevaliers)

  1. knight

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin caballārius, from Latin caballus.[1] Compare Old Provençal cavalier.

Noun[edit]

chevalier m ‎(oblique plural chevaliers, nominative singular chevaliers, nominative plural chevalier)

  1. knight
  2. (chess) knight

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Migliorini, Bruno; Aldo Duro (1950), “cavaliere”, in Prontuario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Paravia