Origin: Fr < Prov boulh-abaisso, lit., boils and settles < bouli (Fr bouillir), to boil + abaissa (Fr abaisser): see abase
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Origin: , from Provençal bouiabaisso
Origin: : boui
Origin: , imperative of bouie, to boil (from Latin bullīre, from bulla, bubble)
Origin: + abaisso
Origin: , imperative of abeissa, to lower (from Vulgar Latin *abbassiāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Medieval Latin bassus, low).
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