bouquin

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Middle French boucquain ‎(rare old book), from Middle Dutch *boeckin, *boeckijn ‎(little book), diminutive of Middle Dutch boec ‎(book), (compare Middle Dutch boecskin, boekelkin). More at book, -kin.

NounEdit

bouquin m ‎(plural bouquins)

  1. (colloquial) book
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Etymology 2Edit

Middle French boucquin ‎(old billy goat), from bouc ‎(he-goat) + -quin or -in.

NounEdit

bouquin m ‎(plural bouquins)

  1. buck (male hare)
  2. buck (male rabbit)

Etymology 3Edit

Middle French bouquin ‎(mouth of a hunting horn), perhaps ultimately from Latin bucca ‎(mouth).

NounEdit

bouquin m ‎(plural bouquins)

  1. the part of a pipe carried in the mouth

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