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papelera

[ pah-pe-le-rah ]
/ ˌpɑ pɛˈlɛ rɑ /
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noun, plural pa·pe·le·ras [pah-pe-le-rahs]. /ˌpɑ pɛˈlɛ rɑs/. Spanish Furniture.
a small Renaissance cabinet for papers and writing materials, mounted on a small stand.
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Origin of papelera

<Spanish, equivalent to papelpaper + -era (feminine); see -ary
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