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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Frankish *hotta (basket).

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NounEdit

hotte f (plural hottes)

  1. carrying basket, burden basket
  2. (chemistry) fume hood
  3. hood (metal covering that leads to a vent to suck away smoke or fumes)
  4. la hotte du Père Noël = Santa Claus's sack

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