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armoire

[ ahrm-wahr, ahrm-wahr ]
/ ɑrmˈwɑr, ˈɑrm wɑr /
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noun
a large wardrobe or movable cupboard, with doors and shelves.
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Origin of armoire

First recorded in 1565–75; from Middle French; Old French blend of armaire and aumoire; see aumbry

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH armoire

amour, armoire , armor
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British Dictionary definitions for armoire

armoire
/ (ɑːmˈwɑː) /

noun
a large cabinet, originally used for storing weapons

Word Origin for armoire

C16: from French, from Old French armaire, from Latin armārium chest, closet; see ambry
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