mireor

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

mirer +‎ -eor.

NounEdit

mireor m (oblique plural mireors, nominative singular mireors, nominative plural mireor)

  1. mirror
    • circa 1176, Chrétien de Troyes, Cligès:
      et par ce mireor trespasse [] le san don li cuers est espris
      And through this mirror travels [] the feeling which seizes the heart
  2. (figuratively) a typical example
    • Le vray miroer de la beauté humain
      The true reflection of human beauty

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 09:55