étrier

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French étrier

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étrier (plural étriers)

  1. (climbing) A mountaineer's stirrup.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French estrier, from Old French estrief, estreu (a ring hanging on each side of the saddle supporting a rider's foot), from Frankish *streup (buckle, stirrup), perhaps for Frankish *stigareip (stirrup). Compare Old High German stegareif (stirrup), Middle Dutch stegerep (stirrup), Old English stīrāp, stiġrāp (stirrup), Old Norse stigreip (stirrup). See also étrivière. More at stirrup.

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  • IPA(key): /e.tʁi.je/
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NounEdit

étrier m (plural étriers)

  1. (equestrianism, medicine) stirrup
  2. (anatomy) stirrup bone, stapes
  3. (climbing) étrier (UK), stirrup (US)
  4. caliper (US), calliper (UK), the part of a brake

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  • English: étrier
  • Romanian: etrier

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