capitaine

noun
cap·​i·​taine | \ ¦kapə¦tān \
plural -s

Definition of capitaine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : nile perch
2 : an African fish (Lates microlepis) closely related to the Nile perch

capitaine

Definition of capitaine (Entry 2 of 2)

variant of

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History and Etymology for capitaine

Noun

French, literally, captain

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“Capitaine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capitaine. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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