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NounEdit

pétanque (uncountable)

  1. A form of boules originating from the south of France.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Occitan petanca, a contraction of (foot) and tanca (to attach), together meaning "feet together" in reference to the position that players are supposed to adopt when throwing the ball (in contrast to that of the Provençal version)

NounEdit

pétanque f (uncountable)

  1. pétanque

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