See also: Caisse and caísse

BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capsa.

NounEdit

caisse f (plural caisses)

  1. pan
  2. box

SynonymsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Occitan caissa, from Latin capsa. Compare the etymological doublets châsse and casse.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caisse f (plural caisses)

  1. box, crate
  2. cash register
  3. checkout (in a supermarket)
  4. fund
  5. bank (establishment managing such funds)
  6. (colloquial) car
    Synonyms: voiture, chiotte
  7. (vulgar) fart

Derived termsEdit

  • grosse caisse
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    Middle FrenchEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    Borrowed from Old Occitan caissa, from Latin capsa.

    NounEdit

    caisse f (plural caisses)

    1. chest (large storage box)