étagère

noun éta·gère \ ˌā-ˌtä-ˈzher , -tə- \
variants: or etagere
|Updated on: 28 May 2018

Definition of étagère

: a piece of furniture consisting of a set of open shelves for displaying small objects and sometimes having an enclosed cabinet as a base

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Origin and Etymology of étagère

French, from Middle French estagiere, from estage floor of a building, station, from Old French — more at stage


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