pelouse

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally dialectal, a borrowing from Provençal or Occitan pelouso, pelos (thickset), from Latin pilosus. Doublet of pileux.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pə.luz/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pelouse f (plural pelouses)

  1. lawn
  2. (racing) public enclosure
  3. (rugby, soccer) field, ground

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