térébrant

See also: terebrant

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally present participle of térébrer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /te.ʁe.bʁɑ̃/
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AdjectiveEdit

térébrant (feminine singular térébrante, masculine plural térébrants, feminine plural térébrantes)

  1. (zoology) terebrant, piercing, boring, perforating
    un insecte térébrant(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. (pathology) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    Coordinate term: lancinant
    une douleur térébrante(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. (literary, figuratively) sharp
    Synonym: vif
    un cauchemar térébrant(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    un désir térébrant(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  4. (literary, figuratively) piercing, shrill
    Synonym: perçant
    un cri térébrant(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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