bour

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See bower.

Noun[edit]

bour (plural bours)

  1. A chamber or a cottage.
    • Geoffrey Chaucer, The Nun's Priest's Tale
      Ful sooty was hir bour, and eek hir halle,
      In which she eet ful many a sclendre meel.

Romanian[edit]

bour

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin būbalus, from Ancient Greek βούβαλος (boúbalos, antelope, wild ox).

Noun[edit]

bour m (plural bouri)

  1. aurochs (Bos primigenius)
  2. wild bull
  3. wisent (Bison bonasus)
  4. the old emblem of Moldova (with the head of a wisent)

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