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nuque

[ nook, nyook ]
/ nuk, nyuk /
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noun
the back of the neck.
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Origin of nuque

From French, dating back to 1570–80; see origin at nucha
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How to use nuque in a sentence

  • Sans dire un mot, il se contenta, pour lui faire sentir qu'il l'aimait, de poser sa petite main sur la nuque blonde de Line.

    Histoires grises|E. Edouard Tavernier
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