poireau

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the form porreau (probably influenced by poire), from a diminutive of the Old French por (cf. poiree, poree, poret), from Latin porrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pwa.ʁo/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

poireau m (plural poireaux)

  1. leek (Allium ampeloprasum, syn. Allium porrum)
  2. (slang) cock, dick
    Il est en train de s'astiquer le poireau.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Haitian Creole: powo

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