raquette

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French rachette, requette, possibly from Arabic رَاحَةْ اليَد(rāḥat al-yad, palm), or a variant of rachasser (chase back, hit back).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

raquette f (plural raquettes)

  1. (sports) racket
  2. snowshoe

Descendants[edit]

  • Bulgarian: ракета (raketa)
  • Catalan: raqueta
  • English: racquet, racket
  • Italian: racchetta
  • Portuguese: raquete
  • Spanish: raqueta

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

raquette f (plural raquettes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of raquete