écrin

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French escrin, from Latin scrīnium. Related to English shrine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

écrin m (plural écrins)

  1. jewel case, jewel box
  2. box (of jewels)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with écran (screen).

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