capillaire

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French capillaire (maidenhair).

NounEdit

capillaire (plural capillaires)

  1. (archaic) A syrup prepared from the maidenhair, formerly supposed to have medicinal properties.
  2. (archaic) Any simple syrup flavoured with orange flowers.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


FrenchEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

capillaire (masculine and feminine, plural capillaires)

  1. capillary (related to hair)

NounEdit

capillaire m (plural capillaires)

  1. capillary (any of small blood vessels that connect arteries to veins)
Last modified on 17 August 2013, at 15:57