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ceinture

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noun cein·ture \saⁿ(n)-ˈtyu̇r, -ˈtu̇r, ˈsan-chər\

Definition of ceinture

  1. :  a belt or sash for the waist



Examples of ceinture in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of ceinture

Middle English seynture, from Anglo-French ceinture, from Latin cinctura — more at cincture


First Known Use: 15th century

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