mainoevre

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin, corresponding to main ‎(hand) + oevre ‎(work, effort)

Noun[edit]

mainoevre f ‎(oblique plural mainoevres, nominative singular mainoevre, nominative plural mainoevres)

  1. manual work, physical work
  2. handiwork, product of work