banquise

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Most likely from a North Germanic language; compare Norwegian pakkis, Danish pakis, Swedish packis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɑ̃.kiz/
  • (file)

NounEdit

banquise f (plural banquises)

  1. (geography) sea ice, pack ice, ice floe; ice field

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: banquisa
  • Portuguese: banquisa
  • Spanish: banquisa

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