trophée

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French trophée, borrowed from Latin trophaeum, tropaeum, from Ancient Greek τρόπαιον (trópaion, monument of an enemy's defeat), from neuter of τροπαῖος (tropaîos, of defeat), from τροπή (tropḗ, a rout, a turning of an enemy).

Noun[edit]

trophée m (plural trophées)

  1. trophy

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin trophaeum, tropaeum, from Ancient Greek τρόπαιον (trópaion, monument of an enemy's defeat), from neuter of τροπαῖος (tropaîos, of defeat), from τροπή (tropḗ, a rout, a turning of an enemy).

Noun[edit]

trophée m (plural trophées)

  1. memorial (structure commemorating an event)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: trophy
  • French: trophée

References[edit]

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (trophée, supplement)