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EtymologyEdit

c. 1387, Middle English pamphilet, panflet (small, unbound treatise), from Anglo-Latin panfletus, popular shorthand for the 12th century Latin love poem Pamphilus de amore ("Pamphilus, anent love") well-known and widely copied, forming a pamphlet on its own; the eponym from Ancient Greek Πάμφιλος (Pámphilos, beloved of all), deriving from παν- (pan-) +‎ φίλος (phílos).

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pamphlet (plural pamphlets)

  1. A small booklet of printed informational matter, often unbound, having only a paper cover.

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  • French: pamphlet
  • Italian: pamphlet
  • Portuguese: panfleto
  • Spanish: panfleto

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English pamphlet.

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pamphlet m (plural pamphlets)

  1. lampoon (written attack)
  2. (Quebec or dated) pamphlet (small booklet)

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pamphlet m (invariable)

  1. pamphlet (essay on a current topic)