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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French seel (whence also English seal), from Vulgar Latin *segellum, from Latin sigillum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sceau m ‎(plural sceaux)

  1. seal (pattern; design)

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French seel. The change in spelling from seau to sceau is unexplained, although it may be to disambiguate with seau ‎(bucket)[1].

NounEdit

sceau m (plural sceaulx)

  1. seal (a stamp in wax to seal a letter)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sceau on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)
  1. ^ sceau” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French sceau.

NounEdit

sceau m ‎(plural sceaus)

  1. (Guernsey) seal

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