teigne

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin tinea, sense from genus name Tinea for the moth.

Noun[edit]

teigne f (plural teignes)

  1. a tineid, any of various species of moth, such as the clothes moth
  2. (uncountable) ringworm
  3. louse, vixen (mean or aggressive person)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin tingam and tingat, subjunctive of tingo

Verb[edit]

teigne

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of teindre
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of teindre

Further reading[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tinea.

Noun[edit]

teigne f (plural teignes)

  1. (Jersey) silverfish