banc

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Old French banc.

Noun[edit]

banc ‎(plural bancs)

  1. A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment.
  2. 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

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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

External links[edit]

  • banc at OneLook Dictionary Search

References[edit]

  • Texas Finance Code [1]

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

banc m ‎(plural bancs)

  1. bench
  2. bank (for money)
  3. bank (geographical feature)
  4. shoal (of fish)

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)

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing 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 singular bainc, nominative plural bainc)

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

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

Noun[edit]

banc m ‎(genitive singular bainc, nominative plural bainc)

  1. (geography) 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.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

banc m ‎(plural bancs)

  1. (Jersey) seat, bench
  2. (Jersey, nautical) thwart

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