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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French assiette.

NounEdit

assiette (plural assiettes)

  1. A plate of food, but typically a small plate containing the same food item prepared in various different ways
  2. A mixture of bole, bloodstone, and galena once used in bookbinding as a gilding surface

FrenchEdit

 
une assiette

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *assedita, past participle of *assedere, from Latin assideō, assidēre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.sjɛt/
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Noun 1Edit

assiette f (plural assiettes)

  1. dish (the food)
    C'est une bonne assiette.
    It's a good dish.
  2. plate, dish (the crockery)
    On a besoin des assiettes.
    We need plates.
  3. plateful
    Synonyms: assiettée, platée

Derived termsEdit

Noun 2Edit

assiette f (plural assiettes)

  1. (nautical) trim, attitude

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *assedita, past participle of *assedere, from Latin assideō, assidēre.

NounEdit

assiette f (plural assiettes)

  1. (Jersey) plate
  2. (Jersey) round stone

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