minaudière


min·au·dière

noun \ˌmē-nōd-ˈyer\

Definition of MINAUDIÈRE

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

Origin of MINAUDIÈRE

French, feminine of minaudier affected, coquettish, from minauder to mince
First Known Use: 1940

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