bordereau

[ bawr-duh-roh; French bawr-duh-roh ]
/ ˌbɔr dəˈroʊ; French bɔr dəˈroʊ /

noun, plural bor·de·reaux [bawr-duh-rohz; French bawr-duh-roh]. /ˌbɔr dəˈroʊz; French bɔr dəˈroʊ/.

a detailed memorandum, especially one in which documents are listed.

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Origin of bordereau

1895–1900; <French, equivalent to bord edge (see border) + -ereau;see -rel
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bordereau
/ (ˌbɔːdəˈrəʊ, French bɔrdəro) /

noun plural -reaux (-ˈrəʊ, -ˈrəʊz, French -ro)

a memorandum or invoice prepared for a company by an underwriter, containing a list of reinsured risks

Word Origin for bordereau

C20: from French
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