pléonasme

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin pleonasmus, from Ancient Greek πλεονασμός (pleonasmós), from πλεονάζω (pleonázō, I am superfluous), from πλείων (pleíōn, more).

Noun[edit]

pléonasme m (plural pléonasmes)

  1. (linguistics) pleonasm, redundancy
  2. insults; hurtful remarks

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