poudre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French poudre, from Latin pulverem, accusative of pulvis (or possibly through a Vulgar Latin form *pŭlvĕra), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (dust; flour).

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Noun[edit]

poudre f (plural poudres)

  1. powder
  2. (obsolete) dust

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pulverem, accusative of pulvis. Compare Old Provençal poldra, polvera.

Noun[edit]

poudre f (oblique plural poudres, nominative singular poudre, nominative plural poudres)

  1. powder
  2. dust

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