framboise

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from Old French framboise (raspberry), from Frankish *brāmbasja (blackberry, bramble), from Proto-Germanic *brēm- (bramble) + Proto-Germanic *basją (berry). Influenced in form by fraise (strawberry). Cognate with Old High German brāmberi (blackberry, bramble), Dutch braambezie (raspberry, blackberry), English brambleberry. More at bramble, berry.

NounEdit

framboise f (plural framboises)

  1. raspberry (fruit)
    Ces framboises sont délicieuses. (These raspberries are delicious.)

AdjectiveEdit

framboise (invariable)

  1. raspberry (colour)
    Je porte une chemise framboise. (I'm wearing a raspberry shirt.)
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