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boîte

[ bwaht; French bwat ]
/ bwɑt; French bwat /
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noun, plural boîtes [bwahts; French bwat]. /bwɑts; French bwat/.
a nightclub; cabaret.
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Origin of boîte

<French: box; Old French boiste<Vulgar Latin *buxita, for Late Latin buxida, formation based on Latin pyxis box (see pyx), stem pyxid-, conflated with buxusbox3
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