escritoire

noun
es·cri·toire | \ˈe-skrə-ˌtwär \

Definition of escritoire 

: a writing table or desk specifically : secretary sense 4b

First Known Use of escritoire

1664, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for escritoire

obsolete French, writing desk, scriptorium, from Medieval Latin scriptorium

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