goupil

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French golpilz, gulpil, vorpil, volpil, from Vulgar Latin *vulpīculus, alteration of Latin vulpēcula ‘fox kit’, diminutive of vulpēs. Compare goupille. See also Old Italian volpiglio, Occitan volpìlh, Portuguese golpelha, Spanish vulpeja.

Replaced by renard, by euphemism.

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Noun[edit]

goupil m (plural goupils)

  1. (obsolete) fox

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