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layette

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noun lay·ette \lā-ˈet\

Simple Definition of layette

  • : a collection of basic clothing and other things needed for a new baby

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of layette

  1. :  a complete outfit of clothing and equipment for a newborn infant

Origin and Etymology of layette

French, from Middle French, diminutive of laye box, from Middle Dutch lade; akin to Old English hladan to load — more at lade


First Known Use: 1839


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