hêtre

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French [Term?], from Old French hestre, from Frankish *haistr, from Proto-Germanic *haistraz (young tree). Compare Dutch heester (bush). Displaced native fau, from Latin fagus, which can still be found in faîne (beechnut).

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hêtre m (plural hêtres)

  1. beech (tree, wood)
    Meronym: faîne

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