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credenza

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noun cre·den·za \kri-ˈden-zə\

Definition of credenza

  1. 1 :  credence 3

  2. 2 :  a sideboard, buffet, or bookcase patterned after a Renaissance credence; especially :  one without legs



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Origin of credenza

Italian, literally, belief, confidence, from Medieval Latin credentia


First Known Use: 1880

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