métal

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See also: metal, Metal, and metál

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin metallum (metal, mine, quarry, mineral), from Ancient Greek μέταλλον (métallon, mine, quarry, metal), from μέταλλευειν (métalleuein, to mine, quarry), of unknown origin, but apparently related to μέταλλαν (métallan, to seek after), also of unknown origin.

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métal m (plural métaux)

  1. metal
  2. (heraldry) metal

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