guêpe

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French guespe, from Old French wespe, wapce(hornet, wasp), from a conflation of Latin vespa(wasp), and Old Frankish *wespa, *wapsa(wasp), from Proto-Germanic *wapsijǭ, *wepsō-(wasp); both from Proto-Indo-European *wops-, *wobz-(wasp). Cognate with Old High German wefsa(wasp), Old Saxon waspa, wespia(wasp), Old English wæsp, wæps(wasp). More at wasp.

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Noun[edit]

guêpe f ‎(plural guêpes)

  1. wasp

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