vendue

[ ven-doo, -dyoo ]
/ vɛnˈdu, -ˈdyu /

noun

a public auction.

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Origin of vendue

1680–90; < Dutch vendu < Middle French vendue sale, noun use of feminine of vendu, past participle of vendre to sell; see vend
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British Dictionary definitions for vendue

vendue
/ (ˈvɛndjuː) /

noun

US a public sale; auction

Word Origin for vendue

C17: from Dutch vendu, from Old French vendue a sale, from vendre to sell, from Latin vendere
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