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baccalauréat

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Etymology

Mediaeval Latin baccalaureatus, from baccalaureus, an alteration of baccalarius ‘young man aspiring to knighthood’ to resemble bacca lauri ‘laurel berry’ (the ancient symbol of victory).

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Noun

baccalauréat m. (plural baccalauréats)

  1. baccalaureat (≈ A-level, high school diploma)

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