[ pap-i-tree; French papuh-tree ]
/ ˈpæp ɪ tri; French papəˈtri /
noun, plural pap·e·teries [pap-i-treez; French papuh-tree] /ˈpæp ɪ triz; French papəˈtri/.
a box for holding stationery, especially an ornamental one.
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British Dictionary definitions for papeterie
/ (ˈpæpətrɪ, French papetri) /
a box or case for papers and other writing materials
Word Origin for papeterie
C19: from French, from papetier maker of paper, from papier paper
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