couchette

noun cou·chette \küˈshet\

Definition of couchette

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a compartment on a European passenger train so arranged that berths can be provided at night

  2. 2 :  one of the berths in a couchette

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Origin and Etymology of couchette

French, berth, bunk, diminutive of couche bed, from Middle French — more at couch


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