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EtymologyEdit

Derived from lire ‎(to read) +‎ -euse, the word is feminine form of liseur ‎(reader).

La Liseuse (A Young Girl Reading), painting by Jean Honoré Fragonard (1772)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

liseuse f ‎(plural liseuses)

  1. a nightgown, a bedjacket, a garment useful when reading in bed
  2. a small paperknife used to open uncut books, also useful as a bookmark
  3. a dust jacket (removable book cover)
  4. a reading lamp
  5. a nightstand, a bedside table
  6. an e-book reader

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French liseuse.

NounEdit

liseuse f ‎(invariable)

  1. a nightgown
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