félon

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See also: felon and felón

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French felon, from Medieval Latin fellō, fellōnis, from Frankish *felo (wicked person), from Proto-Germanic *fillô, *filjô (flayer, whipper, scoundrel), from Proto-Germanic *faluz (cruel, evil). Compare Italian fellone.

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Adjective[edit]

félon (feminine singular félonne, masculine plural félons, feminine plural félonnes)

  1. treacherous, perfidious

Noun[edit]

félon m (plural félons, feminine félonne)

  1. traitor

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