couveuse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

couveuse (plural couveuses)

  1. An incubator for sickly infants, especially those born prematurely.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: cou‧veu‧se

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French couveuse

Noun[edit]

couveuse f (plural couveuses, diminutive couveusetje n)

  1. an incubator

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

couveuse f (plural couveuses)

  1. brooder (a brooding chicken)
  2. brooder (incubator)

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