maisonette


mai·son·ette

noun \ˌmā-zə-ˈnet, -sə-\

Definition of MAISONETTE

1
:  a small house
2
:  an apartment often on two floors

Origin of MAISONETTE

French maisonnette, from Old French, diminutive of maison house, from Latin mansion-, mansio dwelling place — more at mansion
First Known Use: 1785

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