pupille

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pupilla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun 1[edit]

pupille f (plural pupilles)

  1. pupil (of the eye)

Noun 2[edit]

pupille m or f (plural pupilles)

  1. an orphan under guardianship, a ward

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pupille f

  1. plural of pupilla

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

pūpille

  1. vocative singular of pūpillus

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pupilla.

Noun[edit]

pupille m (oblique plural pupilles, nominative singular pupilles, nominative plural pupille)

  1. orphan (child of whom both the parents have died)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: pupil

References[edit]

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (pupille, supplement)