[ah-teyn-yen; French a-tey-nyen]
noun, plural A·thé·niennes [ah-teyn-yenz; French a-tey-nyen] /ˌɑ teɪnˈyɛnz; French a teɪˈnyɛn/.
a small, decorative stand in the form of an antique tripod, used especially in France in the Louis XVI and Empire periods.
Origin of Athénienne
< French, feminine of athénien Athenian
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