squelette

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin sceletus, from Ancient Greek σκελετός (skeletós, dried up, withered, dried body, parched, mummy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

squelette m (plural squelettes)

  1. (anatomy) a skeleton
  2. (figuratively) a very thin person

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Ottoman Turkish: اسكلت(iskelet)
    • Turkish: iskelet

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