créature

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See also: creature and creäture

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin creatura (like English creature), from creare 'to create'.

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Noun[edit]

créature f (plural créatures)

  1. a creature, a living being, especially seen as the work of the divine Creator
  2. anything created or devised by a person
  3. a person who is at the mercy of another, notably in whose gift his position is

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References[edit]

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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