Garçon

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Garçon [garsɔ̃] is the French word for "boy". In English, and various other languages, it was adopted in the specific meaning of a (male, usually young) waiter, especially of low rank in a larger establishment, who serves customers food and/or drinks. However, in France, it is considered rude to address a waiter as garçon; rather, one addresses the waiter as monsieur.

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The word occurs in the title of many (usually French) works of art, such as:

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