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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

aube (plural aubes)

  1. Obsolete form of alb.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for aube in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ob/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: aubes
  • Hyphenation: aube

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French albe, from Vulgar Latin alba, from Latin albus (white).

NounEdit

aube f (plural aubes)

  1. dawn, sunrise, daybreak
  2. beginning
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin alba.

NounEdit

aube f (plural aubes)

  1. (religion) alb

Etymology 3Edit

Probably from Latin alapa (blow, slap, smack), of uncertain origin.

NounEdit

aube f (plural aubes)

  1. (technology) paddle, blade
  2. vane (of windmill)
  3. small plank
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