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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pou +‎ -eux, or possibly from Vulgar Latin peduclōsus, from Latin peduculōsus.

AdjectiveEdit

pouilleux (feminine singular pouilleuse, masculine plural pouilleux, feminine plural pouilleuses)

  1. louse-infested
  2. (figuratively, pejorative) lousy, miserable

NounEdit

pouilleux m (plural pouilleux, feminine pouilleuse)

  1. person who has lice
  2. lousy, miserable person; a bum

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