noun cein·ture \saⁿ(n)-ˈtyr, -ˈtr, ˈsan-chər\

Definition of CEINTURE

:  a belt or sash for the waist

Examples of CEINTURE

  1. <the designer's dresses typically are accessorized with eye-catching ceintures>

Origin of CEINTURE

Middle English seynture, from Anglo-French ceinture, from Latin cinctura — more at cincture
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with CEINTURE


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