vouivre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of guivre (a form influenced by Germanic), from Old French, from Latin vīpera. See also the borrowed doublet vipère.

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Noun[edit]

vouivre f ‎(plural vouivres)

  1. (mythology, heraldry) wyvern
  2. (mythology, regional) a mythical reptile said to inhabit Lorraine, Jura, and other regions of France

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