See also: epee

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Borrowed from French épée.

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épée (plural épées)

  1. Alternative spelling of epee

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French espee, from Old French espee, from Latin spatha, from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē). Doublet of spathe, a borrowing from Latin, and espade, a borrowing from Occitan.

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épée f (plural épées)

  1. sword
  2. glaive
  3. (heraldry) sword; the weapon as shown on a coat of arms

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