maisonette

noun mai·son·ette \ ˌmā-zə-ˈnet , -sə- \
|Updated on: 15 Aug 2018

Definition of maisonette

1 : a small house
2 : an apartment often on two floors

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Origin and Etymology of maisonette

French maisonnette, from Old French, diminutive of maison house, from Latin mansion-, mansio dwelling place — more at mansion


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