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cuvier

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Cuvier especially French naturalists Georges Cuvier and Frédéric Cuvier.

AdjectiveEdit

cuvier

  1. Cuvier (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Cuvier's ..."

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French cuvier.

NounEdit

cuvier (plural cuviers)

  1. (oenology) Fermenting room of a winery

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

cuvier m (plural cuviers)

  1. vat

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