Definition of equivoque in English:

equivoque

(also equivoke)

noun

rare
  • 1An expression capable of having more than one meaning; a pun.

    1. 1.1mass noun The fact of having more than one meaning; ambiguity.
      • ‘The black wisps of women bargaining behind those veils might turn out to be the ballet and coalesce in some dance gaily admitting their equivoque of concealing and proclaiming their sex.’

Origin

Late Middle English (as an adjective in the sense ‘equivocal’): from Old French equivoque or late Latin aequivocus (see equivocal).

Pronunciation

equivoque

/ˈiːkwɪvəʊk//ˈɛkwɪvəʊk/