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semainier

[ suh-men-yey; French suh-me-nyey ]
/ səˈmɛn yeɪ; French sə mɛˈnyeɪ /
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noun, plural se·mai·niers [suh-men-yeyz; French suh-me-nyey]. /səˈmɛn yeɪz; French sə mɛˈnyeɪ/. French Furniture.

a chest of the 18th century having seven long drawers: originally meant to hold a week's supply of clothing.

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Origin of semainier

<French, equivalent to semaine week <Late Latin septimāna, noun use of feminine of Latin septimānus of seven (derivative of septemseven; see -an) + French -ier-ier2
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