bordello

[ bawr-del-oh ]
/ bɔrˈdɛl oʊ /

noun, plural bor·del·los.

a brothel.

Origin of bordello

1590–1600; < Italian < Old French bordel bordel
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bordello

/ (bɔːˈdɛləʊ) /

noun plural -los

a brothelAlso called (archaic): bordel (ˈbɔːdəl)

Word Origin for bordello

C16: from Italian, from Old French borde hut, cabin
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