aiguillon

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French aguillon, aguillun, awillon, from a Vulgar Latin *aculeō, aculeōnem, from Latin aculeus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛ.ɡɥi.jɔ̃/, /e.ɡɥi.jɔ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

aiguillon m (plural aiguillons)

  1. goad
  2. stinger, sting (of a bee)
  3. (figuratively) a goad, a stimulant

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