fourgon

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from French fourgon.

Noun[edit]

fourgon (plural fourgons)

  1. A French baggage wagon.
  2. An ammunition wagon.

Etymology 2[edit]

four +‎ -gon

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Noun[edit]

fourgon (plural fourgons)

  1. (geometry) A polygon with four sides; a quadrilateral.
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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Originally from Vulgar Latin *furicō, furicōnem, from *furicāre, from Latin furō(I steal).

Noun[edit]

fourgon m (plural fourgons)

  1. poker, fire poker
  2. (archaic) coach, wagon
  3. (archaic, military) truck
  4. van
    Synonyms: fourgonnette
  5. minivan
    Synonyms: fourgonnette, mini-fourgon, mini-fourgonnette
  6. (rail transport) goods wagon, freight car

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