baissier

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

baissier m (plural baissiers)

  1. bear (investor who anticipates falling prices)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *bassiāre, from Late Latin bassus.

Verb[edit]

baissier

  1. to lower.

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -ier, with a palatal stem. These verbs are conjugated mostly like verbs in -er, but there is an extra i before the e of some endings. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-sss, *-sst are modified to s, s, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.