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

  • This last was accomplished by the bordereaux, which was purely a Red Cross document.

    With the Doughboy in France

    Edward Hungerford

British Dictionary definitions for bordereaux


noun plural -reaux (-ˈrəʊ, -ˈrəʊz, French -ro)
  1. a memorandum or invoice prepared for a company by an underwriter, containing a list of reinsured risks
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Word Origin for bordereau

C20: from French
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