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Webster 1913 Edition


Ours

Ours

(ourz)
,
possessive p
ron.
See Note under
Our
.

Definition 2022


ours

ours

English

Pronoun

ours

  1. That which belongs to us; the possessive case of we, used without a following noun.

Translations

Anagrams

References

  1. ours” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

French

Etymology

From Middle French ours, from Old French urs, from Latin ursus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos (bear).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /uʁs/

Noun

ours m (plural ours, feminine ourse)

  1. bear (animal)
  2. masthead (list of a newspaper's main staff)

Derived terms


Middle French

Etymology

From Old French urs, from Latin ursus.

Noun

ours m (plural ours, feminine singular ourse, feminine plural ourses)

  1. bear (mammal)

Descendants