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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French quarel, from Vulgar Latin *quadrellus from Classical Latin quadrus. Compare Italian quadrello, Spanish cuadrillo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ka.ʁo/
  • (file)

NounEdit

carreau m (plural carreaux)

  1. square (as a geometrical shape)
  2. (card games) diamonds (card suit)
  3. tile (compare with carrelage, meaning tiles or tiling)
  4. windowpane
  5. bolt (crossbow projectile)

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Suits in French · couleurs (layout · text)
       
cœur carreau pique trèfle

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French quarel, from Vulgar Latin *quadrellus from Classical Latin quadrus.

NounEdit

carreau m (plural carreaux)

  1. (Jersey, card games) diamond