flambe

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: flambé

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flambe ‎(not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of flambé

Noun[edit]

flambe ‎(plural flambes)

  1. Alternative spelling of flambé

Verb[edit]

flambe ‎(third-person singular simple present flambes, present participle flambeing, simple past and past participle flambeed)

  1. Alternative spelling of flambé

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dissimilated form of Old French flamble, from Latin flammula, diminutive of flamma.

Noun[edit]

flambe f ‎(plural flambes)

  1. A kind of iris flower.[1]
  2. A sword with a curved blade.[1]
  3. (archaic or dialectal) A high, clear flame.[1]
  4. (argot) game

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 flambe” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

External links[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French flamble, from Latin flammula, diminutive of flamma.

Noun[edit]

flambe f (plural flambes)

  1. flame

Descendants[edit]