mitaine

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French mitaine.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mitaine f (plural mitaines)

  1. fingerless glove

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mite, miste (playful name for cat) + -aine. See also minet (cat) and Provençal mino (female cat), both of expressive origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mitaine f (plural mitaines)

  1. fingerless glove
  2. (Canada) mitten

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: mitaine

Further reading[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mitaine, of Germanic origin.

Noun[edit]

mitaine f (plural mitaines)

  1. (Jersey) mitten

Synonyms[edit]