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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pellicula (small skin or hide), from pellis (a skin) +‎ -cula. Cognate with French pellicule, Spanish película.

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NounEdit

pellicule (plural pellicules)

  1. A thin diaphanous fabric.
  2. skin, as of an onion or other plant

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pellicula (small skin or hide).

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NounEdit

pellicule f (plural pellicules)

  1. film, skin, thin layer
    une pellicule de neige — a thin layer of snow

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