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Short for "Bourne-again shell", a pun on the name of the "Bourne shell", an earlier Unix shell designed by Stephen R. Bourne, and the Christian concept of being "born again".
- Rhymes: -æʃ
- (computing) Name of the Free Software Foundation's command interpreter (the "shell") for UNIX-like operating system.
- Bash stands for “Bourne-again shell”.