goupil

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *vulpiclus < Late Latin *vulpīculus (with some uncertain Germanic influence on the initial v), diminutive of classical Latin vulpēs. Compare goupille. See also Romansh golp, Galician golpe, Portuguese golpelha, Spanish vulpeja.

Replaced by renard, by euphemism.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡu.pil/, /ɡu.pi/

Noun[edit]

goupil m ‎(plural goupils)

  1. (archaic) fox

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