gallicize

verb, often capitalized
gal·​li·​cize | \ˈga-lə-ˌsīz \
gallicized; gallicizing

Definition of gallicize 

transitive verb

: to cause to conform to a French mode or idiom

Other Words from gallicize

gallicization \ˌga-​lə-​sə-​ˈzā-​shən \ noun often capitalized

First Known Use of gallicize

1773, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gallicize

gallic + -ize

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