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credenza

[ kri-den-zuh ]
/ krɪˈdɛn zə /
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Definition of credenza

noun
Also credence. a sideboard or buffet, especially one without legs.
a closed cabinet for papers, office supplies, etc., often of desk height and matching the other furniture in an executive's office.
Ecclesiastical. credence (def. 3).

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Origin of credenza

1875–80; <Italian <Medieval Latin crēdentia (in ecclesiastical usage) a sideboard for holding sacramental vessels; see credence
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British Dictionary definitions for credenza

credenza
/ (krɪˈdɛnzə) /

noun
another name for credence table

Word Origin for credenza

Italian: see credence
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