armoire

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noun ar·moire \ärm-ˈwär, Southern also ˈär-mər\

Definition of armoire

  1. :  a usually tall cupboard or wardrobe

Origin and Etymology of armoire

Medieval French, from Old French armaire, from Latin armarium, from arma


First Known Use: 1571

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ARMOIRE Defined for English Language Learners

armoire

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noun ar·moire \ärm-ˈwär, Southern also ˈär-mər\

Definition of armoire for English Language Learners

  • : a tall piece of furniture that usually has two doors and that is used to store things (such as clothes)


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