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EtymologyEdit

From Old French materas, probably from Italian materasso (perhaps via Frankish), from Arabic مَطْرَح (maṭraḥ, carpet, place where something is thrown), from طَرَحَ (ṭaraḥa, to throw).

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matelas m (plural matelas)

  1. mattress
  2. (colloquial) wad (of notes)

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