orage

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ore (wind) (ultimately from Latin aura (breeze)) + -age, less likely from a Vulgar Latin root *auraticum. Compare Occitan auratge, auro, oro, Catalan oratge, ora.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔ.ʁaʒ/
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Noun[edit]

orage m (plural orages)

  1. thunderstorm
  2. storm, upset
  3. (literary) turmoil, tumult
  4. A device on an organ, which produces a "thunder" effect, usually by playing a large cluster chord on the pedalboard

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ore (wind), from Latin aura (breeze).

Noun[edit]

orage m (oblique plural orages, nominative singular orages, nominative plural orage)

  1. storm; tempest

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