Savonnerie

adjective Sa·vonne·rie

Definition of Savonnerie

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a handmade one-piece French carpet with a pile or a similarly woven tapestry

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Origin and Etymology of savonnerie

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 — more at saponaceous


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