plâtre

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See also: plâtré

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French plâtre, plastre, from Old French plastre (first attested ca. 1165), from Vulgar Latin *plastrum (attested later in Medieval Latin plastrum), from Latin emplastrum, from Ancient Greek ἔμπλαστρον (émplastron, daub; salve). Doublet of piastre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plâtre m (plural plâtres)

  1. plaster, plaster of Paris (the building material)
  2. plaster, cast (supportive and immobilising device)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

plâtre

  1. first-person singular present indicative of plâtrer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of plâtrer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of plâtrer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of plâtrer
  5. second-person singular imperative of plâtrer

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