Meaning of des


Pronunciation: (dā), [key]
— prep.
  1. used in French names as a contraction of de and the article les: François des Adrets.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. See


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a plural suffix appearing in loanwords from Greek: proboscides.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also:
  • des (Thesaurus)