- French north africa
noun 1. the former French possessions of Algeria, French Morocco, and Tunisia
noun 1. former name of . noun 1. a former name (until 1958) of French Polynesia
noun 1. a thin, light pancake, usually served with a sweet or savory filling.
- French paradox
noun 1. the theory that the lower incidence of heart disease in Mediterranean countries compared to that in the US is a consequence of the larger intake of flavonoids from red wine in these countries