banc

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old French banc.

Noun[edit]

banc (plural bancs)

  1. A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment; a tribunal or court.
    • 1822, House of Lords, The Sessional Papers 1801-1833 (volume 137, page 91)
      all the banc business of each county must be done in that county

Etymology 2[edit]

Respelling of bank.

Noun[edit]

banc (plural bancs)

  1. (US, business) Used to associate a non-banking affiliate of a bank with the bank's brand name without using the word bank

References[edit]

  • Texas Finance Code [1]

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

banc m (plural bancs)

  1. bench (seat)
  2. bank (mass of material, of cloud, fog, etc)
  3. bank, shoal, school (of fish)

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English banke, from Middle French banque, from Old Italian banca (counter, moneychanger's bench or table), from Lombardic *bank (bench, counter), from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench, counter), from Proto-Indo-European *bheg- (to turn, curve, bend, bow).

Noun[edit]

banc m (genitive bainc, nominative plural bainc)

  1. bank (financial institution; branch of such an institution; safe and guaranteed place of storage)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English banke, from Old English banc (bank, hillock, embankment), from Proto-Germanic *bankô.

Noun[edit]

banc m (genitive bainc, nominative plural bainc)

  1. bank (of a river or lake)
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
banc bhanc mbanc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

banc m (plural bancs)

  1. bench