mélèze

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Franco-Provençal (Dauphinois) melese (larch tree), from Old Provençal *melice, melse, melze, formed from a cross between Gaulish *mel- (larch) and Latin larix (larch). The Gaulish word is from Proto-Celtic *meli.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mélèze m (plural mélèzes)

  1. larch, larch tree

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French mélèze.

Noun[edit]

mélèze m (plural mélèzes)

  1. (Jersey) larch