orchestre

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See also: orchestré

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

orchestre (plural orchestres)

  1. Obsolete form of orchestra..

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ὀρχήστρα (orkhḗstra). The word was feminine (like its etymon) until the 18th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

orchestre m (plural orchestres)

  1. orchestra, band
  2. stalls (of cinema or theatre)

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

orchestre f

  1. plural of orchestra

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin orchēstra, from Ancient Greek ὀρχήστρα (orkhḗstra), from ὀρχοῦμαι (orkhoûmai, to dance).

Noun[edit]

orchestre m (plural orchestres)

  1. (Jersey) orchestra

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

orchestre f pl

  1. plural of orchestră