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garçon

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noun, gar·çon \gär-ˈsōⁿ\

Definition of garçon

plural garçons play \-ˈsōⁿ(z)\

  1. :  waiter



Examples of garçon in a sentence

  1. <Garçon, bring another bottle of wine, barked the haughty diner>



Origin of garçon

French, boy, servant, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German hrechjo fugitive — more at wretch


First Known Use: 1788


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