falaise

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French faleise, from Old Frankish *falisa, from Proto-Germanic *falisaz(rock, cliff), from Proto-Indo-European *pelis-, *pels-(rock, cliff). More at fell.

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Noun[edit]

falaise f ‎(plural falaises)

  1. cliff (steep rock face)

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French faleise, of Germanic origins.

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