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vitrine

[ vi-treen ]
/ vɪˈtrin /
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noun
a glass cabinet or case, especially for displaying art objects.
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Origin of vitrine

1875–80; <French, equivalent to vitre pane of glass + -ine-ine2
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vitrine
/ (ˈvɪtriːn) /

noun
a glass display case or cabinet for works of art, curios, etc

Word Origin for vitrine

C19: from French, from vitre pane of glass, from Latin vitrum glass
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