[ vik-tuh-reen ]
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  1. a fur tippet with long tabs at the ends.

Origin of victorine

1840–50; probably after Queen Victoria; see -ine2

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Other definitions for Victorine (2 of 2)

[ vik-tuh-reen ]

  1. a canon regular of the Order of St. Victor, founded in Paris, France, in 1110, which was famous for its learning and influence in the Middle Ages, and which became extinct during the French Revolution.

Origin of Victorine

First recorded in 1880–85, Victorine is from the French word Victorin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use victorine in a sentence

  • It was concluded that victorine, an "agent of the Bretauds," had made everything disappear.

    The Surprises of Life | Georges Clemenceau
  • victorine muttered some unintelligible words, with her little bundle over her arm, like a milliner carrying a bandbox.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2 | Gustave Flaubert
  • However, victorine would have to do only with these languages; whereas English is more widely used.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2 | Gustave Flaubert
  • While the masters were out, he used to amuse Marcel and victorine by telling them funny stories.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2 | Gustave Flaubert
  • Behind the remains of the chest, upon a straw mattress, Romiche and victorine lay asleep together.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2 | Gustave Flaubert