le mot de Cambronne

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "the word of Cambronne." From General Pierre Cambronne, who supposedly made a one-word response to the British request that he surrender at the Battle of Waterloo.

Noun[edit]

le mot de Cambronne m ‎(plural les mots de Cambronne)

  1. (euphemistic) merde