Origin: Fr < OFr talu < L talutium, surface indications of the presence of subterranean gold, prob. of Iberian orig.
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noun pl. ta·li (-līˌ)
Origin: Latin tālus, ankle.
noun pl. ta·lus·es
Origin: French talus
Origin: , from Old French talu, sloping side of an earthwork
Origin: , from Latin talūtium, gold-bearing outcrop
Origin: , perhaps of Celtic origin.
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