post restante

direction on mail that it be held at that post office until called for, French, literally "remaining post."

Nearby words

  1. post obitum,
  2. post office,
  3. post office box,
  4. post office department,
  5. post race,
  6. post road,
  7. post time,
  8. post town,
  9. post, emily,
  10. post, emily price

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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