doorplate

[ dawr-pleyt, dohr- ]
/ ˈdɔrˌpleɪt, ˈdoʊr- /

noun

a small identification plate on the outside door of a house or room, bearing the occupant's name, the apartment or house number, or the like.

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Origin of doorplate

First recorded in 1815–25; door + plate1
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