haricot

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhæɹ.ɪ.kəʊ/, /ˈɑːɹ.ɪ.kəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɛɹ.ɪ.koʊ/, /ˈhæɹ.ɪ.koʊ/, /ˈɑːɹ.ɪ.koʊ/
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Etymology 1[edit]

Probably ultimately from Nahuatl ayecotli, with the spelling influenced by haricot ‎(stew).

Noun[edit]

haricot ‎(plural haricots)

  1. A common bean.
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Etymology 2[edit]

PIE root
*ker-

From French haricot, from Middle French haricot, a deverbal derivation of Old French harigoter ‎(to tear up, shred, slice up, slice into pieces), from Frankish *hariōn ‎(to ruin, lay waste, ravage, plunder, destroy), from Proto-Germanic *harjōną ‎(to plunder, lay waste, harry). Cognate with Middle High German verheeren ‎(to harry), Old English herġian ‎(to lay waste, ravage, plunder). More at harry.

Noun[edit]

haricot ‎(plural haricots)

  1. A stew of lamb and vegetables.
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ker-

In the sense 'stew', from Middle French haricot, a deverbal derivation of Old French harigoter ‎(to shred, slice up, slice into pieces), from Frankish *hariōn ‎(to ruin, lay waste, ravage, plunder, destroy), from Proto-Germanic *harjōną ‎(to plunder, lay waste, harry). Cognate with Middle High German verheeren ‎(to harry). More at harry.

In the sense 'bean', etymology uncertain. Influenced in form by the 'stew' word, if not originally identical to it; in that case possibly from Mexican Spanish ayacotli, ayacote, or possibly from Calicut.

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Noun[edit]

haricot m ‎(plural haricots)

  1. (vegetable) bean, green bean
  2. a stew of lamb and vegetables

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French haricot.

Noun[edit]

haricot m ‎(plural haricots)

  1. (Jersey) bean