montre

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French montre (show, show case, organ case).

Noun[edit]

montre (plural montres)

  1. An organ stop, usually the open diapason, having its pipes on display as part of the organ case, or otherwise specially mounted.
  2. A hole in the wall of a pottery kiln, by which the state of the pieces inside can be judged.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Deverbal from montrer (show); the meaning 'watch' is a specialisation of the older meaning 'something shown; something which shows'.

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Noun[edit]

montre f (plural montres)

  1. watch, wristwatch
  2. (dated) display, showcase

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Verb[edit]

montre

  1. first-person singular present indicative of montrer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of montrer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of montrer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of montrer
  5. second-person singular imperative of montrer

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