bourse


bourse

noun \ˈbrs\

Definition of BOURSE

1
:  exchange 5a; specifically :  a European stock exchange
2
:  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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: bouse ()
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Boursault rose
All Words Near: bourse

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up bourse? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More