fiacre

noun
fi·​acre | \ fē-ˈäkrᵊ How to pronounce fiacre (audio) \
plural fiacres\ same, or  -​ˈäk-​rəz How to pronounce fiacres (audio) \

Definition of fiacre

: a small hackney coach

First Known Use of fiacre

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fiacre

French, from the Hotel St. Fiacre, Paris

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“Fiacre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fiacre. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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