sillon

See also: sillón

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French sillon (furrow).

NounEdit

sillon (plural sillons)

  1. (military, historical) A work raised in the middle of a wide ditch, to defend it.
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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sillon m (plural sillons)

  1. (agriculture) furrow
  2. groove, fissure
Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 14:01