quinquet

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after pharmacist Antoine Quinquet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɛ̃.kɛ/
  • Hyphenation: quin‧quet

Noun[edit]

quinquet m (plural quinquets)

  1. (historical) oil lamp
  2. (colloquial, humorous) peeper, eye

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