: of, relating to, or characteristic of France, its people, or their language
: of or relating to the overseas descendants of the French people
plural in construction
: the French people
: a Romance language that developed out of the Vulgar Latin spoken in northern and central Transalpine Gaul and that became the literary and official language of France
: to trim the meat from the end of the bone of (something, such as a chop)
: to cut (green beans) in thin lengthwise strips before cooking
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