essaim

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin exāmen. Cognate with Italian sciame, Portuguese enxame, Provençal eissam, Spanish enjambre. Doublet of examen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esɛ̃/, /ɛsɛ̃/

Noun[edit]

essaim m ‎(plural essaims)

  1. swarm (of bees, insects etc.)

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