armoire

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French armoire.

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

NounEdit

armoire f (plural armoires)

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