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duvet

[ doo-vey, dyoo- ]
/ duˈveɪ, dyu- /
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noun

a usually down-filled quilt, often with a removable cover; comforter.

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Origin of duvet

1750–60; <French: down (plumage), Middle French, alteration of dumet, derivative of Old French dum ≪ Old Norse dūnndown2
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duvet
/ (ˈduːveɪ) /

noun

another name for continental quilt
Also called: duvet jacket a down-filled jacket used esp by mountaineers

Word Origin for duvet

C18: from French, from earlier dumet, from Old French dum down ²
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