fornaise

Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From the masculine form fornais (later becoming feminine in Old French), from Latin fornāx, fornācem.

NounEdit

fornaise f (oblique plural fornaises, nominative singular fornaise, nominative plural fornaises)

  1. furnace
    • 13th century, Adam de Ross, La vision de Saint Paul, page 1, column 2, line 29:
      puis revit une fornaise
      then he saw again a furnace

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: fournaise