vautour

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French voltur, voutour, from a Vulgar Latin *vultor, vultōre, from change of conjugation from Latin vultur, vulturem. Compare old Italian avvoltore, Catalan and Occitan voltor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vo.tuʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uʁ

Noun[edit]

vautour m (plural vautours)

  1. vulture
  2. (derogatory, figurative) shark, vulture
    Synonym: rapace

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