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mouchoir Line breaks: mou|choir
Pronunciation: /ˈmuːʃwɑː/

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Definition of mouchoir in English:


A handkerchief.


Late 17th century: French, from late Latin muccare 'wipe one's nose', from Latin mucus 'mucus'.

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