Savonnerie

adjective

Sa·​vonne·​rie
ˌsavənˈrē
: of, relating to, or being a handmade one-piece French carpet with a pile or a similarly woven tapestry

Word History

Etymology

French (La) Savonnerie, carpet factory manufacturing Savonnerie carpets established in 1628 on the site of a former soap factory at Chaillot, near the Seine, in Paris, from savonnerie soap factory, from savonnier soap maker (from savon soap—from Latin sapon-, sapo —+ -ier -er) + -ie -y

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“Savonnerie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Savonnerie. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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