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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French mouette, from Old French moette, diminutive of Old French maoe (Anglo-Norman mave, mauve), from Old English mǣw (seagull), from Proto-Germanic *maihwaz, *maiwaz (seagull). Compare mauvis. More at mew.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mwɛt/
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NounEdit

mouette f (plural mouettes)

  1. gull; seagull

Further readingEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

mouette f (plural mouettes)

  1. gull; seagull