gerbe

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: gerbé and gërbë

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late 16th century, from French gerbe, from Frankish garba or garbe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gerbe ‎(plural gerbes)

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

  1. (now obsolete) A (wheat) sheaf
  2. Something resembling a (wheat) sheaf in appearance
  3. (mathematics) an abstract construction in homological algebra and geometry providing a certain type of generalisation for a sheaf
  4. (pyrotechnics) A kind of ornamental firework.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Farrow to this entry?)

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French gerbe, garbe, from Old French garbe, jarbe, from Frankish *garba, from Proto-Germanic *garbō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gerbe f ‎(plural gerbes)

  1. (agriculture) sheaf (of wheat)
  2. spray, bouquet (of flowers)
  3. collection, anthology (of pieces of literature)
  4. (heraldry) garb
  5. (historical) tithe on crops under the Ancien Régime
  6. (slang) puke, throw up (vomit)

Verb[edit]

gerbe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gerber
  2. third-person singular present indicative of gerber
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of gerber
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of gerber
  5. second-person singular imperative of gerber

Anagrams[edit]

External links[edit]


German[edit]

Verb[edit]

gerbe

  1. First-person singular present of gerben.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of gerben.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of gerben.
  4. Imperative singular of gerben.