Francophile

adjective Fran·co·phile \ ˈfraŋ-kə-ˌfī(-ə)l , -kō- \
variants: or Francophil play \ˈfraŋ-kə-ˌfil, -kō-\

Definition of Francophile

: markedly friendly to France or French culture

Francophile

noun

Francophilia

play \ˌfraŋ-kə-ˈfi-lē-ə, -lyə, -kō-\ noun

First Known Use of francophile

1887


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