estoile

EnglishEdit

 
estoile

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French, from Latin stēlla. Doublet of étoile and stella.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

estoile (plural estoiles)

  1. (heraldry) A six-pointed star whose rays are wavy, as opposed to the straight lines of a mullet.

Usage notesEdit

  • Variations include the estoile of eight points, with four straight and four wavy rays, and the estoile of four points, or cross estoilé.

AnagramsEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French estoile, esteile, from Latin stēlla.

NounEdit

estoile f (plural estoiles)

  1. star

DescendantsEdit

  • French: étoile
    • Haitian Creole: zetwal
    • Mauritian Creole: zetwal
    • Seychellois Creole: zetwal
    • English: étoile, etoile
    • Italian: étoile

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stēlla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

estoile f (oblique plural estoiles, nominative singular estoile, nominative plural estoiles)

  1. star

DescendantsEdit