remarque

noun
re·​marque | \ ri-ˈmärk How to pronounce remarque (audio) \

Definition of remarque

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a drawn, etched, or incised scribble or sketch done on the margin of a plate or stone and removed before the regular printing
2 : a proof taken before remarques have been removed

Remarque

biographical name
Re·​marque | \ rə-ˈmärk How to pronounce Remarque (audio) \

Definition of Remarque (Entry 2 of 2)

Erich Maria 1898–1970 American (German-born) novelist

First Known Use of remarque

Noun

1882, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for remarque

Noun

French remarque remark, note, from Middle French, from remarquer

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“Remarque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remarque. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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