goupil

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Late Latin *vŭlpīcŭlus (with some uncertain Germanic influence on the initial v), diminutive of classical Latin vŭlpes. Compare goupille.

Replaced by renard, by euphemism.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

goupil m (plural goupils)

  1. (archaic) fox
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