fi·​acre fē-ˈäkrᵊ How to pronounce fiacre (audio)
plural fiacres
same, or
-ˈäk-rəz How to pronounce fiacre (audio)
: a small hackney coach

Word History


French, from the Hotel St. Fiacre, Paris

First Known Use

1698, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fiacre was in 1698

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“Fiacre.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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