raquette

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁa.kɛt/
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Noun[edit]

raquette f (plural raquettes)

  1. racket
  2. snowshoe
  3. (ornithology) an ellipsoid flight feather barbed distally from the rachis
    Synonym: palette
  4. opuntia

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

raquette f (plural raquettes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of raquete