etui

noun

ā-ˈtwē How to pronounce etui (audio)
ˈā-ˌtwē
plural etuis
: a small ornamental case

Word History

Etymology

French étui

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of etui was in 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Etui.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/etui. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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