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armoire

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noun ar·moire \ärm-ˈwär, Southern also ˈär-mər\

Simple Definition of armoire

  • : a tall piece of furniture that usually has two doors and that is used to store things (such as clothes)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of armoire

  1. :  a usually tall cupboard or wardrobe

Origin and Etymology of armoire

Middle French, from Old French armaire, from Latin armarium, from arma


First Known Use: 1571

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