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See also: Bourse and boursé

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bourse. Compare burse, compare Danish børs. See also bursar and purse.

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bourse (plural bourses)

  1. A stock exchange.
    1. (figuratively) Any place, real or imagined, where the value of a thing is settled.
  2. (philately) A meeting of stamp collectors and/or dealers, where stamps and covers are sold or exchanged.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French borse, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide).

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NounEdit

bourse f (plural bourses)

  1. (obsolete) purse
  2. money
  3. financial grant
  4. bourse, stock exchange
  5. (in the plural) the scrotum
  6. (in the plural, slang) balls
    • Ca remonte à quand, la dernière fois que tu t'es vidé les bourses ?

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French borse.

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bourse f (plural bourses)

  1. bag or purse

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French borse, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide).

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bourse f (plural bourses)

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

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