fougasse

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French fougasse.

Noun[edit]

fougasse ‎(plural fougasses)

  1. A type of lattice-shaped bread associated with the area of Provence.
  2. An old-fashioned type of land mine, in the form of a foxhole filled with explosives or projectiles.

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier fougade, probably borrowed from Italian fogata (from fogare, from foga), with a change of suffix.

Noun[edit]

fougasse f ‎(plural fougasses)

  1. (military) fougasse (land-mine)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Old Provençal fogatza, from Late Latin, Vulgar Latin focacia, from Latin focus. Compare Catalan and Occitan fogassa, Italian focaccia, Spanish hogaza. Doublet of the inherited fouace.

Noun[edit]

fougasse f ‎(plural fougasses)

fougasse
  1. (cooking) fougasse (lattice-shaped bread associated with Provence)

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