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Word of the Day 01/24/19 Douceur

Douceur (noun)
douceur [doo-sur; French doo-sœr]


noun, plural dou·ceurs [doo-surz; French doo-sœr] /duˈsɜrz; French duˈsœr/.
1. a gratuity; tip.
2. a conciliatory gift or bribe.
3. Archaic. sweetness or agreeableness.

Related Words for douceur
bonus, bribe, gift, gratuity, tip

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Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French: sweetness < Late Latin dulcor, with initial syllable reshaped under influence of French doux, douce; see douce, -eur

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