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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin scaccarium, from Vulgar Latin *scaccus, itself from Persian. See exchequer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /e.ʃi.kje/
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NounEdit

échiquier m (plural échiquiers)

  1. chessboard
  2. treasury, exchequer

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