bourse

[ boo rs ]
/ bʊərs /

noun

a stock exchange, especially the stock exchange of certain European cities.

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Origin of bourse

1835–45; < French: literally, purse; see bursa
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Bourse

/ (bʊəs) /

noun

a stock exchange of continental Europe, esp Paris

Word Origin for Bourse

C19: from French, literally: purse, from Medieval Latin bursa, ultimately from Greek: leather
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