See also: Basque

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French basque.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

basque (plural basques)

  1. The part of a waistcoat etc. extending below the waist.
  2. A woman's close-fitting bodice, underbodice, or corset having such a feature.

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bask/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French baste, probably borrowed from Provençal or Occitan basto, from Frankish *bastijan (to weave, plait, sew).

NounEdit

basque f (plural basques)

  1. skirt, skirts (of a jacket, morning coat etc.); basque (of waistcoat)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin Vasco, singular form of the plural noun Vascones. The transition of the initial -v- to -b- indicates a likely loan from Spanish or Occitan. Doublet of gascon, from the accusative form Vasconem.

NounEdit

basque m (uncountable)

  1. Basque (language)

AdjectiveEdit

basque (plural basques)

  1. Basque

Derived termsEdit

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