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Etymology of the French word fourchette

the French word fourchette (fork)
derived from the French word fourche
derived from the Latin word furca (fork; fork; prop)
using the French suffix -ette
derived from the Latin word gubia
derived from the Late Latin word gulbia


The earliest known usage of fourchette in French dates from the 14th century.

Derivations in French


Derivations in other languages

English fourchette

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