marotte

noun
ma·rotte | \məˈrät\
plural -s

Definition of marotte 

1 archaic : bauble sense 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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History and Etymology for marotte

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

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