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EtymologyEdit

From French estafette, from Italian staffetta diminutive of staffa (stirrup)

NounEdit

estafette (plural estafettes)

  1. (obsolete) A dispatch rider especially military; a mounted courier.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French estafette, from Italian staffetta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

estafette f (plural estafettes, diminutive estafettetje n)

  1. relay race

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian staffetta.

NounEdit

estafette f (plural estafettes)

  1. courier
  2. (military) dispatch rider

Further readingEdit