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EtymologyEdit

From Old French poumon, pulmun, inherited from Latin pulmōnem, accusative singular of pulmō (lung), from Proto-Indo-European *pléwmō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pu.mɔ̃/
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NounEdit

poumon m (plural poumons)

  1. (anatomy) lung
    Synonym: (slang) éponge

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Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French poumon.

NounEdit

poumon

  1. (anatomy) lung

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pulmōnem, accusative singular of pulmō, from Proto-Indo-European *pléwmō.

NounEdit

poumon m (oblique plural poumons, nominative singular poumons, nominative plural poumon)

  1. lung

DescendantsEdit

  • French: poumon