trottoir

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French trotter (to trot). See trot.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

trottoir (plural trottoirs)

  1. footpath; pavement; sidewalk
    • (Can we date this quote by Froude and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Headless bodies trailed along the trottoirs.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for trottoir in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French trottoir.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

trottoir n (plural trottoirs, diminutive trottoirtje n)

  1. sidewalk (US), pavement (UK), footpath (Australia)

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: trotoar

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology[edit]

From trotter +‎ -oir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trottoir m (plural trottoirs)

  1. sidewalk (US), pavement (UK), footpath (Australia)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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