See also: goutté

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French goutte, goute, gote. Doublet of gout.

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NounEdit

goutte (plural gouttes)

  1. (heraldry) A charge in the form of a teardrop shape, originally with wavy sides, but now often with straight sides.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French goutte, from Old French gote, gute, goute, from Latin gutta. The second t was added back in Middle French to reflect the original Latin spelling.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡut/
  • (file)

NounEdit

goutte f (plural gouttes)

  1. droplet
  2. (heraldry) goutte
  3. gout (disease)
  4. (regional) rivulet; brook
  5. (slang) eau de vie

AdverbEdit

goutte

  1. (obsolete, used with "ne") not
    Il ne parloit goutte
    He did not talk at all

SynonymsEdit

  • pas (contemporary French)
  • mie (obsolete)

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French gote, goutte, gote, gute.

NounEdit

goutte f (plural gouttes)

  1. (heraldry) goutte (droplike shape)

DescendantsEdit

  • French: goutte