sébile

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Possibly related to Latin cibus ("food")

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Noun[edit]

sébile f (plural sébiles)

  1. begging bowl
    Un aveugle tend sa sébile pour recevoir l’aumône. — A blind man holds his bowl out for alms.

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