colombe

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French colombe, from Latin columba. Cf. also the masculine Old French form colomb, coulon.

Noun[edit]

colombe f (plural colombes)

  1. dove, white pigeon

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French colombe, from Latin columna (the -b- resulted from a difficulty in pronouncing the Latin consonant cluster -mn-). Doublet of colonne.

Noun[edit]

colombe f (plural colombes)

  1. joist, upright

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

colombe f

  1. plural of colomba

Norman[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French colombe, from Latin columba.

Noun[edit]

colombe f (plural colombes)

  1. (Jersey) dove

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