[foh-boo r, -boo rg; French foh-boor] /ˈfoʊ bʊər, -bʊərg; French foʊˈbur/
noun, plural faubourgs
[foh-boo rz, -boo rgz; French foh-boor] /ˈfoʊ bʊərz, -bʊərgz; French foʊˈbur/ (Show IPA)
a suburb or a quarter just outside a French city.
/ˈfəʊbʊəɡ; French fobur/
a suburb or quarter, esp of a French city
“suburb,” late 15c., from Middle French faux bourg, said by French authorities to be from Old French forsbourc (12c.) “suburbs, outskirts,” literally “that which is outside the town,” from fors “outside” (from Latin foris) + bourc “town,” of Frankish origin (cognate with English borough), altered in Middle French by folk-etymology to faux bourg “false town” (suburbs were seen as inauthentic).
[faw-kuh l] /ˈfɔ kəl/ adjective 1. pertaining to the fauces or opening of the throat. 2. Phonetics. /ˈfɔːkəl/ adjective 1. (anatomy) of or relating to the fauces 2. (phonetics) articulated in that part of the vocal tract between the back of the mouth and the larynx; pharyngeal
[faw-seez] /ˈfɔ siz/ noun, plural fauces. 1. Anatomy. the cavity at the back of the mouth, leading into the pharynx. 2. a vestibule of an ancient Roman house. /ˈfɔːsiːz/ noun (pl) -ces 1. (anatomy) the area between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx, including the surrounding tissues fauces fau·ces (fô’sēz’) pl.n. The passage […]
[faw-kair-ee-uh] /fɔˈkɛər i ə/ noun 1. any succulent plant of the genus Faucaria, comprising several species native to southern Africa and having solitary yellow or white flowers.
[faw-sit] /ˈfɔ sɪt/ noun 1. any device for controlling the flow of liquid from a pipe or the like by opening or closing an orifice; tap; cock. /ˈfɔːsɪt/ noun 1. a tap fitted to a barrel 2. (US & Canadian) a valve by which a fluid flow from a pipe can be controlled by opening […]