bière

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See also: biere, Biere, and Bière

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French biere, from late Old French biere, borrowed from Middle Dutch bier, bēr(beer), from Old Dutch *bier, from Frankish *bior (compare Old Saxon bior, Old High German bior), all from Proto-Germanic *beuzą. Akin to Old English bēor(beer). More at beer.

Noun[edit]

bière f ‎(plural bières)

  1. beer
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French biere, from Proto-Germanic *bērō; cognate with German Bahre and English bier.

Noun[edit]

bière f ‎(plural bières)

  1. bier
  2. coffin
    La mise en bière.
    The action of putting a corpse in a coffin.

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