noun \ˈbrs\

Definition of BOURSE

:  exchange 5a; specifically :  a European stock exchange
:  a sale of numismatic or philatelic items on tables (as at a convention)

Origin of BOURSE

Middle French, literally, purse, from Medieval Latin bursa — more at purse
First Known Use: 1597


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