caisse

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See also: Caisse and caísse

Bourguignon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin capsa.

Noun[edit]

caisse f (plural caisses)

  1. pan
  2. box

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Occitan caissa, from Latin capsa. Compare the etymological doublets châsse and casse.

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Noun[edit]

caisse f (plural caisses)

  1. box, crate
  2. cash register
  3. checkout (in a supermarket)
  4. fund
  5. bank (establishment managing such funds)
  6. (colloquial) car
    Synonyms: voiture, chiotte
  7. (vulgar) fart

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Occitan caissa, from Latin capsa.

Noun[edit]

caisse f (plural caisses)

  1. chest (large storage box)