boudeuse

[ boo-dœz ]
/ buˈdœz /

noun

a sofa or settee, usually upholstered, having two seats with a common backrest between them.

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Origin of boudeuse

<French, noun use of boudeuse sulky, sullen (boud(er) to sulk, be sullen + -euse-euse
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