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From Middle French hamel, from Old French hamel (hamlet), diminutive of ham (small village), from Frankish *haim (village, home), from Proto-Germanic *haimaz (village, home), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóymos (village, home), from *tḱey-. Cognate with Old High German heim (village, home), Old English hām (village, home). More at home.

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hameau m (plural hameaux)

  1. hamlet

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