degré

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See also: degre and dégré

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin gradus, with the prefix de-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

degré m (plural degrés)

  1. degree

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Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

degré m (plural degrés)

  1. degree, rank

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin gradus, with the prefix de-.

Noun[edit]

degré m (oblique plural degrez, nominative singular degrez, nominative plural degré)

  1. step (flat, horizontal surface on a staircase)
    • circa 1176, Chrétien de Troyes, Cligès:
      Au pié descendent del degré
      He went down the step on foot
  2. staircase
    • circa 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, page 168 (of the Champion Classiques edition, ISBN 2-7453-0520-4), line 2025:
      Suz le degré languist Tristrans
      Tristan languished under the staircase
  3. degree; extent

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