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See also: gerbé and gërbë

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EtymologyEdit

Late 16th century, from French gerbe, from Frankish garba or garbe.

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NounEdit

gerbe (plural gerbes)

 
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  1. (now obsolete) A (wheat) sheaf
  2. Something resembling a (wheat) sheaf in appearance
  3. (mathematics) an abstract construction in homological algebra and geometry providing a certain type of generalisation for a sheaf
  4. (pyrotechnics) A kind of ornamental firework.
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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French gerbe, garbe, from Old French garbe, jarbe, from Frankish *garba, from Proto-Germanic *garbō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gerbe f (plural gerbes)

  1. (agriculture) sheaf (of wheat)
  2. spray, bouquet (of flowers)
  3. collection, anthology (of pieces of literature)
  4. (heraldry) garb
  5. (historical) tithe on crops under the Ancien Régime
  6. (slang) puke, throw up (vomit)

VerbEdit

gerbe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gerber
  2. third-person singular present indicative of gerber
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of gerber
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of gerber
  5. second-person singular imperative of gerber

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VerbEdit

gerbe

  1. First-person singular present of gerben.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of gerben.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of gerben.
  4. Imperative singular of gerben.