calandre

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Doublet of cylindre.

NounEdit

calandre f (plural calandres)

  1. calender (machine)
  2. radiator grill (on a car)

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle French calende, calandre. Trésor de la langue française informatisé proposes a dialectical form of charançon as the origin, but other sources derive this group of cognates (including Dutch kalander) from Ancient Greek κύλινδρος (kúlindros, cylinder) through Latin.

NounEdit

calandre f (plural calandres)

  1. calandra lark (Melanocorypha calandra)
  2. wheat weevil larva (Sitophilus granarius)
DescendantsEdit
  • English: calander

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

calandre f

  1. plural of calandra

Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

calandre f (plural calandres)

  1. weevil larva

DescendantsEdit