vargueno

noun
var·gue·no | \ värˈgān(ˌ)yō \
plural -s

Definition of vargueno 

: a decorative writing cabinet of a form originating in Spain, composed of a rectangular chest supported on legs or a decorative framework, and having the front opening downward on hinges to serve as a writing desk

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History and Etymology for vargueno

Spanish bargueño, from bargueño of Bargas, from Bargas, village near Toledo, Spain

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