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.

Nearby words

  1. chiffchaff,
  2. chifferobe,
  3. chiffon,
  4. chiffonade,
  5. chiffonier,
  6. chifforobe,
  7. chifley,
  8. chigetai,
  9. chigga,
  10. chigger

Origin of chiffonnière

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

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