plural -s
: an ornate French-provincial bread box

Word History


French, from Middle French panetiere cupboard for keeping bread, from Old French, bread sack, irregular from pan, pain bread (from Latin panis) + -iere (feminine of -ier -er)

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“Panetière.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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