noun éta·gère \ˌā-ˌtä-ˈzher, -tə-\
variants: or


Definition of étagère

  1. :  a piece of furniture consisting of a set of open shelves for displaying small objects and sometimes having an enclosed cabinet as a base

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Origin and Etymology of étagère

French, from Medieval French estagiere, from estage floor of a building, station, from Old French — more at stage

First Known Use: 1840

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