licorne

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French unicorne via reanalysis as une icorne (with feminine indefinite article), followed by further reanalysis of the new definite form l'icorne[1].

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Noun[edit]

licorne f (plural licornes)

  1. unicorn (mythical beast)
  2. (heraldry) unicorn
  3. unicorn (startup whose valuation has exceeded one billion U.S. dollars)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French licorne.

Noun[edit]

licorne m (plural licornes)

  1. unicorn

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