sarrasin

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin Saraceni, from Byzantine Greek Σαρακηνοί (Sarakēnoí), most likely from Arabic.

Adjective[edit]

sarrasin (feminine singular sarrasine, masculine plural sarrasins, feminine plural sarrasines)

  1. Saracen

Etymology 2[edit]

Ellipsis of blé sarrasin.

Noun[edit]

sarrasin m (plural sarrasins)

  1. buckwheat

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