crapaudine

noun
crap·​au·​dine | \ ˌkrapəˈdēn \
plural -s

Definition of crapaudine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an ulcer on the coronet of a horse

crapaudine

adjective

Definition of crapaudine (Entry 2 of 2)

cookery, of small birds
: prepared by splitting down the back and flattening the breast often used postpositivelypigeon crapaudine

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History and Etymology for crapaudine

Noun

French, from Middle French, from crapaud toad + -ine

Adjective

French (à la) crapaudine, literally, in a toadlike manner, from crapaud toad + -ine

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“Crapaudine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crapaudine. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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