poirier

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French perier, from Vulgar Latin *pirarius (cf. Medieval Latin pirarius), from Latin pirus. Reanalyzed as poire (pear) +‎ -ier.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pwa.ʁje/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

poirier m (plural poiriers)

  1. pear tree
  2. headstand

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