ostruce

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1130[1]. Semi-learned borrowing from Vulgar Latin *austruthio, from Latin struthio, from Ancient Greek στρουθίων (strouthíōn).

Noun[edit]

ostruce f (oblique plural ostruces, nominative singular ostruce, nominative plural ostruces)

  1. ostrich

Descendants[edit]

  • English: ostrich
  • French: autruche
  • Norman: autruche

References[edit]

  1. ^ autruche” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).