écureuil

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French escureul, escuirel, escurel, from Old French escurel from Late Latin *scūriolus, diminutive of *scūrius, variant of Classical Latin sciūrus, from Ancient Greek σκίουρος (skíouros).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /e.ky.ʁœj/
  • (file)
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): [zi.ki.ɾœj]
  • Homophone: écureuils
  • Hyphenation: é‧cu‧reuil

NounEdit

écureuil m (plural écureuils)

  1. squirrel

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