ceinture

noun
cein·​ture | \ saⁿ(n)-ˈtyu̇r How to pronounce ceinture (audio) , -ˈtu̇r, ˈsan-chər How to pronounce ceinture (audio) \

Definition of ceinture

: a belt or sash for the waist

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Examples of ceinture in a Sentence

the designer's dresses typically are accessorized with eye-catching ceintures

First Known Use of ceinture

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ceinture

Middle English seynture, from Anglo-French ceinture, from Latin cinctura — more at cincture

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The first known use of ceinture was in the 15th century

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“Ceinture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ceinture. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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