poilu

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

French poilu(hairy)

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Noun[edit]

poilu ‎(plural poilus)

  1. (historical) A French infantryman during the First World War

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From poil +‎ -u; compare Spanish peludo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

poilu m ‎(feminine singular poilue, masculine plural poilus, feminine plural poilues)

  1. hairy

Noun[edit]

poilu m ‎(plural poilus)

  1. poilu, a French soldier during World War I

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