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EtymologyEdit

From Old French froit, freid, inherited from Latin frīgidus (cold) (through a syncopated Vulgar Latin or Late Latin form frigdus, fricdus, attested in the Appendix Probi, or fridus, on a Pompeian inscription). Doublet of frigide, a later borrowing.

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AdjectiveEdit

froid (feminine singular froide, masculine plural froids, feminine plural froides)

  1. cold (temperature)

NounEdit

froid m (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) cold, chill
  2. (of a relationship) distance, strain

AntonymsEdit

  • (cold): chaud (warm, hot)

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