rouage

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From roue +‎ -age.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rouage f (plural rouages)

  1. wheel (in a machine), cog
  2. machinery (of an administration etc.)
  3. (in the plural) the parts, works; the workings

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rouoge (Jersey, continental Normandy)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French roge, from Latin rubeus.

Adjective[edit]

rouage m, f (masculine and feminine plural rouages)

  1. (Guernsey) red