marotte

noun ma·rotte \məˈrät\

Definition of marotte

plural

-s

  1. 1 archaic :  bauble 2

  2. 2 :  a pet idea or notion it is a marotte of mine with which I will not trouble you — Victoria Sackville-West

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Origin and Etymology of marotte

French, from Middle French, holy image, doll, diminutive of the name Marie (Mary)


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