tournois

[too r-nwah; French toor-nwa]
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adjective

(of coins) minted in Tours, France: livre tournois.

Nearby words

  1. tournedos,
  2. tourneur,
  3. tourneur, cyril,
  4. tourney,
  5. tourniquet,
  6. tours,
  7. tourtière,
  8. touré,
  9. tous-les-mois,
  10. touse

Origin of tournois

1400–50; < French, Middle French tournois of Tours < Medieval Latin Turōnēnsis, equivalent to Turōn(ēs) Tours + -ēnsis -ensis; replacing late Middle English Tourneys < Anglo-French

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