See also: coffré and côffre

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from Old French cofre, from Latin cophinus (basket), from Ancient Greek κόφινος (kóphinos, basket). Doublet of couffin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔfʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

coffre m (plural coffres)

  1. chest, box
  2. boot (UK), trunk (US) (luggage storage compartment of a vehicle, i.e. car)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

coffre

  1. first-person singular present indicative of coffrer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of coffrer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of coffrer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of coffrer
  5. second-person singular imperative of coffrer

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

coffre

  1. Alternative form of cofre

Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

coffre m (plural coffres)

  1. box; chest