noun brai·reau \ˈbre(ˌ)rō\
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Definition of braireau



  1. :  the badger of North America

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Origin and Etymology of braireau

modification of Canadian French blaireau, from French, European badger, from Middle French blarel, blareau, from bler spotted, of Celtic origin; akin to Middle Welsh blawr gray, Scottish Gaelic blar having a white spot; akin to Old High German blāo blue — more at blue

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a trip made at another's expense

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