bordereau

noun
bor·​de·​reau | \ ˌbȯr-də-ˈrō How to pronounce bordereau (audio) \
plural bordereaux\ ˌbȯr-​də-​ˈrō(z) How to pronounce bordereau (audio) \

Definition of bordereau

: a detailed note or memorandum of account especially : one containing an enumeration of documents

First Known Use of bordereau

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bordereau

French, from Middle French bordrel, probably from bord border, from Old French bort — more at border

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“Bordereau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bordereau. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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