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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“Marotte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marotte. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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