concours

[French kawn-koor; English kong-koo r]
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Origin of concours

1935–40; < French, Old French; see concourse
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Word Origin and History for concours
n.

from French concours (16c.) "assemblage of things brought together," also "contest" (see concourse). Usually in English in phrase concours d'elegance.

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