bourse

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French bourse. Compare burse.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bourse (plural bourses)

  1. A stock exchange.
  2. A meeting of stamp collectors and/or dealers, where stamps and covers are sold or exchanged.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (bursa, hide).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bourse f (plural bourses)

  1. (obsolete) purse
  2. money
  3. financial grant
  4. bourse, stock exchange

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (bursa, hide).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bourse f (plural bourses)

  1. mermaid's purse
  2. shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)
  3. corn salad (Valerianella locusta)

SynonymsEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

bourse f (plural bourses)

  1. bag or purse
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