Prix Goncourt

/ (French ɡɔ̃kur) /

noun

an annual prize for a work of French fiction

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Word Origin for Prix Goncourt

C20: after the Académie Goncourt, which awards the prizes, founded by the will of Edmond Goncourt (1822–96), French writer
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