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minaudière

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noun min·au·dière \ˌmē-nōd-ˈyer\

Definition of minaudière

  1. :  a small decorative case for carrying small articles (as cosmetics or jewelry)



Origin and Etymology of minaudière

French, feminine of minaudier affected, coquettish, from minauder to mince


First Known Use: 1940

Rhymes with minaudière


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