oubliette

See also: oubliëtte

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French oubliette, from oublier (to forget).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oubliette (plural oubliettes)

  1. A dungeon only accessible by a trapdoor at the top. [from 18th c.]

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From oublier (to forget) +‎ -ette.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oubliette f (plural oubliettes)

  1. oubliette [from 14th c.]

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

oubliette f (plural oublietti)

  1. oubliette
Last modified on 24 April 2014, at 00:00