See also: Sommier

French edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /sɔ.mje/
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Etymology 1 edit

From Somme +‎ -ier.

Adjective edit

sommier (feminine sommière, masculine plural sommiers, feminine plural sommières)

  1. (relational) of Somme (department of France)

Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Old French somier, from Late Latin saumārius, sagmārius, from Latin sagma.

Noun edit

sommier m (plural sommiers)

  1. beast of burden
    Synonym: bête de somme
  2. box spring (box-shaped frame into which is a set of spiral springs, upon which rests a bed mattress)
    Coordinate term: matelas
  3. (architecture) springer
  4. windchest (part of an organ)
  5. pin box (part of a piano)
Descendants edit
  • Spanish: somier

Further reading edit