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pourboire

[poor-bwar; English poo r-bwahr] /purˈbwar; English pʊərˈbwɑr/
noun, plural pourboires
[poor-bwar; English poo r-bwahrz] /purˈbwar; English pʊərˈbwɑrz/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
a gratuity; tip.
Origin of pourboire
literally, for drinking
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pourboire

/purbwar/
noun
1.
a tip; gratuity
Word Origin
literally: for drinking
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