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French mortier

NounEdit

mortier (plural mortiers)

  1. A cap of state worn by legal functionaries in France.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle Dutch mortier, from Middle French mortier, from Old French [Term?], from Latin mortārium.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɔrˈtiːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mor‧tier
  • Rhymes: -iːr

NounEdit

mortier m (plural mortieren, diminutive mortiertje n)

  1. mortar (cannon with near-vertical orientation)
  2. mortar (bowl for grinding and crushing)
    Synonym: vijzel
  3. (slang) fireworks shell
    Synonym: mortierbom

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FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French [Term?], from Latin mortārium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mortier m (plural mortiers)

  1. mortar (mixture for bonding building blocks)
  2. mortar (the weapon)
  3. mortar (small bowl used to crush or grind food)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French mortier.

NounEdit

mortier n (plural mortiere)

  1. mortar (the artillery weapon)

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