goudron

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French goudron (tar).

Noun[edit]

goudron (plural goudrons)

  1. (military, historical) A small fascine or fagot, steeped in wax, pitch, and glue, used for starting fires, lighting ditches and ramparts, etc.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for goudron in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French goutren, from Old French catran, from Latin catarannus, from Arabic قَطْرَان(qaṭrān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡu.dʁɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

goudron m (plural goudrons)

  1. tar (substance)

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