layette

noun lay·ette \ lā-ˈet \

Definition of layette

: a complete outfit of clothing and equipment for a newborn infant

Origin and Etymology of layette

French, from Middle French, diminutive of laye box, from Middle Dutch lade; akin to Old English hladan to load — more at lade


LAYETTE Defined for English Language Learners

layette

noun

Definition of layette for English Language Learners

  • : a collection of basic clothing and other things needed for a new baby


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