gazon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French gazon, from Middle French gazon, from Old French gason, wason (piece of ground covered with grass, turf), from Old Frankish *waso (ground, turf), from Proto-Germanic *wasô (moisture; ground), from Proto-Indo-European *wes- (moist, damp, wet). Cognate with German Wasen (lawn).

Noun[edit]

gazon (plural gazons)

  1. One of the pieces of sod used to line or cover parapets and the faces of earthworks.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French gazon, from Old French gason, wason (piece of ground covered with grass, turf), from Old Frankish *waso (ground, turf), from Proto-Germanic *wasô (moisture; ground), from Proto-Indo-European *wes- (moist, damp, wet). Cognate with German Wasen (lawn).

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Noun[edit]

gazon m (plural gazons)

  1. lawn
  2. turf; grass

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gaz +‎ -on

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡɒzon]
  • Hyphenation: ga‧zon

Noun[edit]

gazon

  1. superessive singular of gaz