ébéniste

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ébéniste.

Noun[edit]

ébéniste (plural ébénistes)

  1. An ebonist; a cabinetmaker who veneers furniture.
    • 1992, Malise Forbes Adam & Mary Mauchline, in Wendy Wassyng Roworth (ed.), Angelica Kauffman, Reaktion Books 1992, p. 135:
      An interesting George III commode, c. 1772, by the Swedish-born ébéniste to the Prince of Wales, Christopher Fuhrlohg, has decoration in his inimitable marquetry depicting Erato and her Lyre [] .

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From ébène (ebony) +‎ -iste

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.be.nist/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ébéniste m (plural ébénistes)

  1. cabinetmaker
  2. (antiquated) ebonist (a cabinetmaker who works in ebony)

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