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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French armoire. Doublet of ambry.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

armoire (plural armoires)

  1. A type of cupboard, cabinet, or wardrobe - originally used for storing weapons.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French armaire, aumaire, borrowed from Latin armārium, from arma (weapons, tools).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aʁ.mwaʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

armoire f (plural armoires)

  1. wardrobe (British), closet (US), a cabinet, taller than it is wide, for storing things.

DescendantsEdit

  • Louisiana Creole French: larmwa (via le armoire)
  • Seychellois Creole: larmwar (via le armoire)
  • English: armoire
  • Sicilian: armuarra, muarra

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