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EtymologyEdit

From French limaçon, ultimately from Latin limax (snail).

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limaçon (plural limaçons)

  1. (geometry) A plane curve with polar equation   or  , of which the cardioid is a special case.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From limace +‎ -on.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /li.ma.sɔ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

limaçon m (plural limaçons)

  1. snail
  2. spiral staircase

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