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I feel sure you are glad about Bursa, but your congratulations are too half-hearted.

It was at Bursa that I ate, for the first time, caviare and olive oil.

In consequence, they notified to me that we must separate, and I was obliged to set off for Bursa.

They made their way to Bamberg, but there was no room for them in the Bursa.

The chief of this caravan was called Hoyarbarach; he was a native of Bursa, and one of its principal inhabitants.

Later adhesions between the peritoneal surfaces lining the interior of the bursa limit this extension.

Fine silk was produced at Bursa, and exported to Venice and Lucca, for the manufacture of velvet.

Bursa: a pouch or sac: a wing pouch in male caddice flies and in connection with a stalked hair pencil.

Sebific duct: carries the excretions of the colleterial gland to the bursa copulatrix.

In horses, a distension of the bursa or sheath of the true hock joint.

WORD ORIGIN

by 1788 as an English word in physiology, shortened from medieval Latin bursa mucosa "mucus pouch," from Medieval Latin bursa "bag, purse," from Late Latin bursa, variant of byrsa "hide," from Greek byrsa "hide, skin, wineskin, drum," of unknown origin; cf. purse (n.).

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