losenge

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Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Frankish *lausinga.

Noun[edit]

losenge f (oblique plural losenges, nominative singular losenge, nominative plural losenges)

  1. flattery; especially in order to trick or deceive.

Etymology 2[edit]

From *lose (flag-stone), from Vulgar Latin *lausa, from Gaulish *lausā, from Proto-Celtic *lausā (stone), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁w- (stone). Cognate with Spanish losa (square tile).

Noun[edit]

losenge f (oblique plural losenges, nominative singular losenge, nominative plural losenges)

  1. lozenge (shape)
Descendants[edit]