espagnolette

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English[edit]

Window with espagnolette.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French espagnolette.

Noun[edit]

espagnolette (plural espagnolettes)

  1. A locking device normally mounted on a pair French windows or casement window.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From espagnole +‎ -ette.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛs.pa.ɲɔ.lɛt/
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Noun[edit]

espagnolette f (plural espagnolettes)

  1. espagnolette (window locking device)

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes confounded with the similar crémone.

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