coque

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French, literally "shell".

Noun[edit]

coque (plural coques)

  1. A small loop or bow of ribbon used in making hats, boas, etc.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

coque f (plural coques)

  1. shell (of an animal's egg)
  2. the casing of a phone
  3. (nautical) hull
  4. cockle

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French coque (egg's shell).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coque f (invariable)

  1. used only in the phrase uovo alla coque (soft-boiled egg).

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

coque

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of coquō

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

coque m (plural coques)

  1. bun (a tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head)
  2. coke (solid residue from roasting coal)

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English coke.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coque m (plural coques)

  1. coke (solid fuel from coal)