Main definitions of retour in English

: retour1retour2

retour1

Pronunciation /rɪˈtʊə/ /rɪˈtɔː/

noun

  • 1Scottish rare Return (to a place); a return.

  • 2A return made to Chancery in response to a brieve of inquest concerning the ownership and value of land, stating the verdict of the jury.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in The Seven Sages. From Anglo-Norman and Old French retur, Anglo-Norman and Old French, Middle French retor, Anglo-Norman and Old French, Middle French, French retour. Compare return and parallels in other Romance languages cited at that entry.

Main definitions of retour in English

: retour1retour2

retour2

Pronunciation /rɪˈtʊə/ /rɪˈtɔː/

verb

Scottish
  • 1Scots Law
    historical To return or send in (a brieve, verdict, etc.) to Chancery.

  • 2rare To return, go or come back (to a place).

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From retour.