muguet

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French[edit]

muguet

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive form of Old French mugue or muguete ‎(musk), from muscade, from Latin muscada, feminine of muscat ‎(musky), from Ancient Greek μόσχος ‎(móskhos), from Middle Persian *mušk ‎(musk), ultimately from Sanskrit मुष्क ‎(muṣka, testicle), the shape of the gland being similar.

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Noun[edit]

muguet m ‎(plural muguets)

  1. lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis)

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