ursus (s.xv)

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ursus (s.xv)


[ FEW: *14,64a ursus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  ors (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3566a ursus ]

This rare adjectival formation may be a transmission error for the more common expression branche ursine (see ursin).


branche ursuse
1bot.brank-ursine, bear's breech, acanthus
( MS: s.xv )  pren mauves, guimauves e branche ursuse a mesure, si les pestelés ovec sain de porc [...]  98.S106
urs  urse  ursel  ursetel  ursin 
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