American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of a breed of small dog related to the spaniel, having a long silky coat, a bushy tail that curves over its back, and large ears shaped like the wings of a butterfly.
- n. small slender toy spaniel with erect ears and a black-spotted brown to white coat
- From French papillon ("butterfly"), from Latin papilio ("butterfly, moth") (Wiktionary)
- French, from Old French, butterfly, from Latin pāpiliō, pāpiliōn-; see pavilion. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This film in the original French entitled Le Scaphandre et le papillon is perhaps one of the most impressive cinematic wonders of all time.”
“Souleiado = a maker of Provençal fabrics, clothing, and linens en soie = in silk fera l'affaire = will fit the bill voilà = presto noeud papillon = bow tie une cravate = tie une agrafeuse = a stapler une petite fera l'affaire = a small one will do it le pantalon = pants”
“My daughter has helped me by gathering the side ties into a noeud papillon in the back of the robe.”
“How come you have an "American" dog, and Marsha and I have a "French" dog (a papillon)?”
“Well, my very pretty 3-year-old papillon, Tequila, accidentally found her purpose this week.”
“In contrast to its stately representation in the Old Master portraits, the papillon is highly energetic and intelligent.”
“The papillon has the appearance of a dainty toy breed.”
“In contrast to its staid and stately representation in the Old Master portraits, the papillon is highly energetic and intelligent.”
“The Bourne Ultimatum, Ratatouille, and Le Scaphandre et le papillon.”
“Take a big leap of faith Tamara, vol, vol comme un papillon.julesritter. com |”
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These are words that I hate, actually cringe to hear, because they are so often used incorrectly or mispronounced.
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i'm a fan of things like symmetry, balance, palindromes, patterns, etc.
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