pieuvre

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Etymology[edit]

From Guernsey Norman pieuvre (introduced or popularised by Victor Hugo; cf. also Old Northern French puerve). Ultimately from Latin polypūs, from Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous, several feet). Doublet of poulpe.

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Noun[edit]

pieuvre f (plural pieuvres)

  1. octopus

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Norman[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Northern French puerve, from Latin polypus, from Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous, several feet).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pieuvre f (plural pieuvres)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) octopus