chiffonnière

[ shif-uh-neer; French shee-faw-nyer ]
/ ˌʃɪf əˈnɪər; French ʃi fɔˈnyɛr /

noun, plural chif·fon·nières [shif-uh-neerz; French shee-faw-nyer]. /ˌʃɪf əˈnɪərz; French ʃi fɔˈnyɛr/. French Furniture.

a worktable of the 18th century, having several tiers of shallow drawers.

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Origin of chiffonnière

1800–10; <French, feminine of chiffonnier.See chiffonier

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