escadrille

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French escadrille, from Middle French, from Spanish escuadrilla, from Latin exquadrare (to square off).

Noun[edit]

escadrille (plural escadrilles)

  1. A small squadron.
  2. (historical, military) A unit of (usually) ten or more aircraft in World War I France.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French escadrille.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛs.kaːˈdri.jə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: es‧ca‧dril‧le

Noun[edit]

escadrille f or n (plural escadrilles)

  1. escadrille, small squadron; especially of aeroplanes

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish escuadrilla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escadrille f (plural escadrilles)

  1. squadron (of airplanes)
  2. flotilla

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: eskadrille
  • Dutch: escadrille
  • English: escadrille

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