ambulante

[ am-byuh-lahnt; French ahn-by-lahnt ]
/ ˌæm byəˈlɑnt; French ɑ̃ büˈlɑ̃t /

noun, plural am·bu·lantes [am-byuh-lahnts; French ahn-by-lahnt]. /ˌæm byəˈlɑnts; French ɑ̃ büˈlɑ̃t/.

a portable tea table, used in 18th-century France.

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Origin of ambulante

<French: literally, walking, feminine of ambulant, present participle of ambuler<Latin ambulāre.See amble
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Example sentences from the Web for ambulante

  • At school they nick-named him "la Tour ambulante," because of his thick-set figure.

    Egoists|James Huneker