monstre

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

monstre (plural monstres)

  1. Obsolete form of monster.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mōnstrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monstre m (plural monstres)

  1. monster

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French monstre, from Old French monstre, borrowed from Latin mōnstrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɔ̃stʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔ̃stʁ

Noun[edit]

monstre m (plural monstres)

  1. a monster
  2. a hideous person
  3. a fiend

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Adjective[edit]

monstre (plural monstres)

  1. (colloquial) enormous

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

monstre (invariable)

  1. extraordinary, exceptional
  2. monstrous (very large)

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French monstre, borrowed itself from Latin monstrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔnstər/, /ˈmɔnstrə/

Noun[edit]

monstre (plural monstres)

  1. A monster or beast; a horrific or frightening creature.
  2. A marvelous or portentous occasion; a strange happening.
  3. (rare) Fate, luck; fortuitousness (as an allegorical figure)

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French monstre.

Noun[edit]

monstre m (plural monstres)

  1. monster
    • 1542, Clement Marot, Oeuvres augmentees d'ung grand nombre de ses compositions nouvelles, link
      Vien à l'umbrage en ce boys de grand' monstre
      Came into the shadow in these woods of a great monster

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French monstre, borrowed from Latin mōnstrum.

Noun[edit]

monstre m (plural monstres)

  1. (Jersey) monster

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mōnstrum.

Noun[edit]

monstre m (oblique plural monstres, nominative singular monstres, nominative plural monstre)

  1. monster

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