serpette

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

serpette (plural serpettes)

  1. A pruning knife with a curved blade.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
    • 2008, Henry Vizetelly, Facts about Champagne and Other Sparkling Wine (Illustrated Edition) (page 32)
      Everywhere the vintagers are busy detaching the grapes with their little hook-shaped serpettes []

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

serpe +‎ -ette

Noun[edit]

serpette f (plural serpettes)

  1. billhook

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