manivelle

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French manevele, probably from a Vulgar Latin *manabella, alteration of *manibula, variant of Latin manicula (and therefore a doublet of manicle), from manus (hand), or alternatively from Late Latin manuālis.

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Noun[edit]

manivelle f (plural manivelles)

  1. crank

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