trompe

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See also: Trompe and trompé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French trompe

Noun[edit]

trompe (plural trompes)

  1. (obsolete) A trumpet; a trump.
  2. Alternative form of tromp (blowing apparatus in a forge)

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

trompe

  1. deceptively

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French trompe, from Old French trompe, from Frankish *trumpa, *trumba (trumpet), ultimately from an imitative Germanic word akin to Old Dutch drumba, trumba (trumpet, horn), Old High German trumba, trumpa, Old Norse trumba. Doublet of trombe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʁɔ̃p/
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Noun[edit]

trompe f (plural trompes)

  1. trumpet
  2. trunk of an elephant
  3. squinch

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Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: trompă

Verb[edit]

trompe

  1. inflection of tromper:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French trompe.

Noun[edit]

trompe

  1. Alternative form of trumpe

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French tromper.

Verb[edit]

trompe

  1. Alternative form of trumpen