passereau

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French passerel, from Latin passer + French suffix -eau. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *p(e)t-tro- (who flies, bird), from *peth₂- (to fly).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

passereau m (plural passereaux)

  1. sparrow
  2. passerine

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