ingénieux

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Latin ingeniosus ‎(endowed with good natural capacity, gifted with genius), from ingenium ‎(innate or natural quality, natural capacity, genius), from in ‎(in) + gignere ‎(to produce), Old Latin genere. Old French had engignos (1160) and engenious (early 13c.), also from Latin.

Adjective[edit]

ingénieux m (feminine singular ingénieuse, masculine plural ingénieux, feminine plural ingénieuses)

  1. ingenious

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