tondre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tondre, from Vulgar Latin *tondĕre, variant of Latin tondēre, present active infinitive of tondeō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tend-, from *temh₂- (to cut).

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  • IPA(key): /tɔ̃dʁ/
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Verb[edit]

tondre

  1. (transitive) to shear (sheep)
  2. (transitive) to mow, cut (grass; a lawn)
  3. (transitive) to clip, cut (hair)
  4. (transitive) to shave (one's head)
  5. (transitive) to tonsure
  6. (transitive) to smooth, level (a surface)
  7. (informal, transitive) to rob, clean someone out

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Norse tundr.

Noun[edit]

tondre m (uncountable)

  1. (Jersey) tinder

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *tondĕre, variant of Latin tondēre, present active infinitive of tondeō

Verb[edit]

tondre

  1. to shave (remove hair by cutting)

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