French provincial

noun

often capitalized P
: a style of furniture, architecture, or fabric originating in or characteristic of the 17th and 18th century French provinces

Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of French provincial was in 1945

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“French provincial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/French%20provincial. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

French provincial

noun
often capitalized P
: a style (as of furniture) based on styles popular in the French provinces in the 17th and 18th centuries
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