English

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from French retable, ultimately from Medieval Latin retrotabulum.

Noun

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retable (plural retables)

  1. A table or shelf behind an altar, on which are placed images or holy objects.
    Synonym: reredos
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Etymology 2

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re- +‎ table

Verb

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retable (third-person singular simple present retables, present participle retabling, simple past and past participle retabled)

  1. (transitive) To table again.
    Politicians are keen to retable the bill.

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French

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Etymology

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Calque of Old Occitan retaule. Compare Catalan retaule.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ʁə.tabl/
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Noun

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retable m (plural retables)

  1. retable, reredos

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