French person

noun
a person of French nationality
Syn: ↑Frenchman, ↑Frenchwoman
Hypernyms: ↑European
Hyponyms:
frog, ↑Gaul, ↑Parisian, ↑Breton, ↑Savoyard, ↑Angevin, ↑Angevine, ↑Norman
Member Holonyms: ↑France, ↑French Republic

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