matelas

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French materas, probably from Italian materasso (perhaps via Frankish), from Arabic مَطْرَح (maṭraḥ, carpet, place where something is thrown), from طَرَحَ (ṭaraḥa, to throw).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.tla/, /ma.tlɑ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -a,

Noun[edit]

matelas m (plural matelas)

  1. mattress
  2. (colloquial) wad (of notes)

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