trébuchet

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French[edit]

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trébuchet

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French trébuchet, from Old French trebuchet, trebuket ‎(a trap), from trebuchier ‎(to overthrow, topple), from tre- + *buchier, from Old French buc ‎(trunk of the body), from Old Frankish *būk ‎(belly, trunk, torso), from Proto-Germanic *būkaz ‎(belly, abdomen, trunk), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰōw- ‎(to blow, swell). Cognate with Old High German būh ‎(belly), Old English būc ‎(belly, trunk). More at bouk.

Noun[edit]

trébuchet m ‎(plural trébuchets)

  1. trebuchet

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