Origin of chevrette
she-kid, equivalent to chèvre
goat (see chevon
) + -ette -ette
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for chevrette
Historical Examples of chevrette
Fetes were given at the Chevrette for which I composed music.
We both went to the Chevrette; we sometimes met there by appointment.
The park or garden of Montmorency is not a plain, like that of the Chevrette.
M. D'Epinay, wishing to add a wing which was wanting to the chateau of the Chevrette, was at an immense expense in completing it.
One day, little thinking of what was to happen, Madam d'Epinay sent for me to the Chevrette.
British Dictionary definitions for chevrette
the skin of a young goat
the leather made from this skin
Word Origin for chevrette
C18: from French: kid, from chèvre goat, from Latin capra
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