moulin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French moulin, from Late Latin molinum (mill). A distant doublet of mill.

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moulin (plural moulins)

  1. (geology) A cylindrical, vertical shaft that extends through a glacier and is carved by meltwater from the glacier’s surface.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French moulin, from Old French molin, from Late Latin molīnum, from the adjective molīnus, from Latin molō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moulin m (plural moulins)

  1. mill; windmill
  2. (geology) moulin

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French molin, from Late Latin molīnum.

Noun[edit]

moulin m (plural moulins)

  1. mill

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