trembleuse cup

trem·​bleuse cup | \ träⁿˈblə̄z \

Definition of trembleuse cup

: an old cup that fits into an elevated rim in the center of a saucer

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History and Etymology for trembleuse cup

French trembleuse trembleuse cup, from feminine of trembleur trembler, from trembler to tremble + -eur -er

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“Trembleuse cup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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