maquereau

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French maquerel.

Noun[edit]

maquereau m (plural maquereaux)

  1. mackerel
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch makelaar (broker).

Noun[edit]

maquereau m (plural maquereaux, feminine maquerelle)

  1. (collquial) pimp
    Synonyms: mac, proxénète

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French maquereau.

Noun[edit]

maquereau m (plural maquereaus)

  1. (Jersey) pimp