Definition of midinette
: a Parisian shopgirl; especially : a Parisian seamstress
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Origin and Etymology of midinette
French, probably blend of midi noon (from Old French, from mi mid, middle—from Latin medius—+ di day, from Latin dies) and dînette light lunch, from dîner to dine, breakfast + -ette; from the traditional light lunches eaten at noon by the midinettes
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