nœud

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French neu, from Latin nōdus, from Proto-Indo-European *gned-, *gnod- (to bind).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nø/
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  • Rhymes:

Noun[edit]

nœud m (plural nœuds)

  1. knot (tangle)
  2. knot (unit of speed, one nautical mile per hour)
  3. (slang) penis
  4. (slang) stupid person
  5. (physics, music, computing) node
  6. knot (muscular tension)

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