caisse

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Provençal caissa, from Latin capsa. Compare châsse, casse, cas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɛs/
  • (France, une caisse) IPA: [yn kɛs]
  • (Quebec, Canada, formal) IPA: [kɛːs]
  • (Quebec, Canada, formal) IPA: [kæɪ̯s]
  • (Ontario, Canada, informal) IPA: [kʰaɪ̯s]
  • Rhymes: -ɛs

Noun[edit]

caisse f (plural caisses)

  1. box
  2. cash register
  3. fund
  4. bank
  5. (colloquial) car
  6. (vulgar) fart

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Noun[edit]

caisse f (plural caisses)

  1. chest (large storage box)