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écrevisse

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French crevice, from Frankish *krebitja (crayfish), diminutive of Old Frankish *krebit (crab), from Proto-Germanic *krabitaz (crab, cancer), from Proto-Indo-European *grebʰ-, *gerebʰ- (to scratch, crawl). Akin to Old High German krebiz ("edible crustacean, crab"; > Modern German Krebs (crab)), Middle Low German krēvet (crab), Dutch kreeft (crayfish, lobster), Old English crabba (crab).

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écrevisse f (plural écrevisses)

  1. crayfish, crawfish

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