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The coat of arms of Salsigne, France, featuring a mascle
 
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From Middle English mascle, maskel, from Old French mascle, macle, from Medieval Latin mascula, from a Germanic source (compare English mesh).[1]

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mascle (plural mascles)

  1. (historical) A lozenge-shaped piece of metal, used in making scale mail.
  2. (heraldry) A lozenge with a smaller lozenge-shaped hole in the centre.

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  1. ^ mascle” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan mascle, from Vulgar Latin masclus, from Latin masculus.

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mascle m (plural mascles)

  1. a male

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mascle (feminine mascla, masculine and feminine plural mascles)

  1. (figuratively) energetic in a virile manner

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mascle

  1. vocative singular of masclus