pavillon chinois

noun

pavillon chi·​nois
-ˌshēnˈwä
: turkish crescent

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, Chinese pavillon

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pavillon chinois was in 1858

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“Pavillon chinois.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pavillon%20chinois. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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