chauve

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin calvus, from Proto-Indo-European *klh₂wós, *kalw-, *galw- ‎(naked, bald).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

chauve m, f ‎(plural chauves)

  1. Bald; devoid of hair; often used substantively.[1]
  2. Bare, barren; devoid of a thing (such as vegetation);[1] often construed with de.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 chauve” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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