marraine

See also: mârraine

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EtymologyEdit

From a Vulgar Latin root *matrīna < Latin māter. Compare Italian and Spanish madrina, Occitan mairina, Portuguese madrinha.

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NounEdit

marraine f (plural marraines)

  1. godmother (woman present at the christening of a baby who promises to help raise the child in a Christian manner)

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