taboret

noun

tab·​o·​ret ˌta-bə-ˈret How to pronounce taboret (audio)
-ˈrā
variants or tabouret
1
: a cylindrical seat or stool without arms or back
2
: a small portable stand or cabinet

Word History

Etymology

French tabouret, literally, small drum, from Middle French, diminutive of tabor, tabour drum, from Old French

First Known Use

1630, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of taboret was in 1630

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“Taboret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taboret. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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