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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cueillette.

NounEdit

cueillette (plural cueillettes)

  1. (Jersey) A subdivision of the parish of Saint Ouen, corresponding to a vingtaine in other parishes.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Latin collēcta (contribution", "collection). Compare Occitan culhida, Catalan collita, Portuguese colheita, Spanish cosecha. Compare also the borrowed doublet collecte.

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NounEdit

cueillette f (plural cueillettes)

  1. gathering, collecting, picking (act of gathering, collecting or picking crops)

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