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lorgnon

[French lawr-nyawn] /French lɔrˈnyɔ̃/
noun, plural lorgnons
[French lawr-nyawn] /French lɔrˈnyɔ̃/ (Show IPA)
1.
an eyeglass or a pair of eyeglasses.
Origin of lorgnon
1840-1850
1840-50; < French, equivalent to lorgn(er) (see lorgnette) + -on noun suffix
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lorgnon

/French lɔrɲɔ̃/
noun
1.
a monocle or pair of spectacles
2.
another word for lorgnette
Word Origin
C19: from French, from lorgner; see lorgnette
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