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See also: moulé and moûle

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mul/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old French modle, an old (11th century) borrowing from Latin modulus (measure). Doublet of module, a more recent borrowing.

NounEdit

moule m (plural moules)

  1. (art, manufacturing) mould (UK), mold (US)
  2. (typography) matrix
  3. (cooking) (cake) tin (UK), pan (US)

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Vulgar Latin *mūsclus, from Latin mūsculus. Doublet of muscle.

NounEdit

moule f (plural moules)

  1. (zoology) mussel
  2. (colloquial) idiot, prat, twit
  3. (vulgar, slang, anatomy) cunt

See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Inflected forms.

VerbEdit

moule

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mouler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of mouler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of mouler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of mouler
  5. second-person singular imperative of mouler
  6. first-person singular present subjunctive of moudre
  7. third-person singular present subjunctive of moudre

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin musculus.

NounEdit

moule f (oblique plural moules, nominative singular moule, nominative plural moules)

  1. mussel