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