marque

noun (1)
\ ˈmärk \

Definition of marque 

(Entry 1 of 2)

marque

noun (2)

Definition of marque (Entry 2 of 2)

: a brand or make of a product (such as a sports car)

First Known Use of marque

Noun (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for marque

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Old Occitan marca, from marcar to mark, seize as pledge, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German marcōn to mark

Noun (2)

French, mark, brand, from Middle French, from marquer to mark, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German marcōn to mark

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