What's the word for a conjugation dictionary? I saw it few months ago on the internet completely by accident but I can't find it again now.

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I'm not sure if there is a proper word, but most people will talk about a Bescherelle (http://bescherelle.com/) from the brand name of the most used (if not only one) book of this type in French.

In case of a better answer, I'll delete this one.


As per @MakorDal 's answer, it is very common to refer to such books as

un bescherelle

However, I believe the technical term for them is simply:

un dictionnaire de conjugaison

  • On utilise beaucoup dans le langage courant "un bescherelle", mais l'ennui c'est que c'est une marque. Pour un "dictionnarie de conjugaison" je vote.
    – Quidam
    Commented Dec 16, 2016 at 17:56

On utilise aussi "un conjugueur", c'est un néologisme, mais il de plus en plus employé sur internet, chaque site qui donne des conseils ou des leçons en français a maintenant son "conjugueur". Il a l'avantage de ne pas citer de marque, comme "Bescherelle". Sinon oui, le terme traditionnel était "dictionnaire de conjugaison".

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