dinde

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See also: dìnde

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In the early period following the discovery of the Americas (i.e., the Indies), the French called turkeys coq d'Inde, poule d'Inde (literally hen from India), etc. D'Inde was ultimately spelled dinde by rebracketing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛ̃d/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

dinde f (plural dindes)

  1. turkey-hen (a female turkey)
  2. (cooking) turkey meat (of a male or a female turkey)

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dinde

  1. locative singular of din