fléau

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin flagellum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fléau m (plural fléaux)

  1. A flail, either tool or weapon.
  2. A scourge; a curse, a calamity or a plague.
  3. (mechanics) The beam of a mechanical balance.
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