[ French arsh-bahn ]
/ French arʃˈbɑ̃ /

noun, plural arch·bancs [arsh-bahn] /arʃˈbɑ̃/.

Nearby words

  1. archaicism,
  2. archaism,
  3. archaize,
  4. archangel,
  5. archangelic,
  6. archbishop,
  7. archbishopric,
  8. archbp,
  9. archbp.,
  10. archconfraternity


or arch·banc

[ arsh-bahn ]
/ arʃˈbɑ̃ /

noun, plural arche·bancs [arsh-bahn] /arʃˈbɑ̃/, French Furniture.

a bench or settle of the medieval and Renaissance periods, wide enough for several persons and having a seat with a chest beneath, arms at the ends, and a high back.

Origin of archebanc

From French; see origin at arch1, arca, bank3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019