pistolet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French. Ultimately from Czech píšťala (whistle), from Proto-Slavic *piščalь, from *piskati, *piščati (to squeak, whistle), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *pīṣk-.

Noun[edit]

pistolet (plural pistolets)

  1. A small pistol.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pis‧to‧let

Noun[edit]

pistolet m (plural pistolets, diminutive pistoletje n)

  1. (Belgium) a type of small round bread bun
  2. (Netherlands) a bread bun shaped like a short baguette

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pistole +‎ -et. Ultimately from Czech píšťala (whistle), from Proto-Slavic *piščalь, from *piskati, *piščati (to squeak, whistle), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *pīṣk-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pistolet m (plural pistolets)

  1. gun, pistol
  2. spray gun
  3. weird person

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Polish[edit]

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pistolet

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Czech píšťala (whistle), from Proto-Slavic *piščalь, from *piskati, *piščati (to squeak, whistle), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *pīṣk-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pistolet m

  1. gun, pistol

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Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Czech píšťala (whistle), from Proto-Slavic *piščalь, from *piskati, *piščati (to squeak, whistle), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *pīṣk-.

Noun[edit]

pistolet

  1. pistol