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Etymology 1Edit

From tourte (also spelled tourtre), from Old French, from Latin turtur (turtle, turtledove). See tourterelle.

NounEdit

tourte f (plural tourtes)

  1. (Quebec) passenger pigeon (compare tourte voyageuse, colombe voyageuse, Ectopistes migratorius, pigeon migrateur, Ectopistes migratorius)
  2. (Louisiana) dove

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Etymology 2Edit

From Old French tourte, from Late Latin torta (possibly through a Vulgar Latin intermediate root *turta; compare Spanish torta, Romanian turtă, Romansch turta, Sardinian turta), from torta (twisted) panis (bread), from feminine of Latin tortus (twisted, folded over). Cognate to Spanish torta.

NounEdit

tourte f (plural tourtes)

  1. meat pie
    Synonyms: pâté à la viande, tourtière (Quebec)
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